Benjamin D. Reed

Partner/Shareholder

Ben joined Best & Sharp after graduating with honors from the University Of Tulsa College Of Law in 2009. He was named a Junior Partner in January 2014 and elected as a Shareholder in January 2016. Ben devotes the majority of his practice to litigation and trial advocacy, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense, trucking litigation, personal injury litigation, and complex civil litigation.

Mr. Reed is a Tulsa native. He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 2000. He and his wife Casey have 3 children, Maverick, Jagger, and Rainey. In his spare time, Mr. Reed enjoys coaching his kids’ youth soccer and basketball teams and relaxing with friends and family.

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation/Arbitration
  • Construction Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Personal Injury/Tort Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation Litigation

Admitted to Practice:

  • Oklahoma State Court, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 2009

Education:

  • University of Oklahoma, B.A., 2005
  • University of Tulsa School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2009

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Oklahoma Association of Defense Counsel
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • The Harmonie Group

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Oklahoma Super Lawyers as a ‘Rising Star’ for 2014 and 2015.
  • Named to ‘The Tulsa 40’ by Tulsa Business & Legal News for 2016
  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award (for highest grade in class) in:
    • Civil Procedure II
    • Legal Reasoning, Analysis, and Writing II
    • Secured Transactions
    • Real Estate Transactions
    • Basic Corporate Law
  • Recipient of the George and Jean Price Award for Legal Reasoning, Analysis, and Writing II

Publications

  • Reed BD, The Rise of ‘Good Samaritan’ Statutes, National Association of Legal Professionals @Law, Spring 2010; 58(4), 26-29.
  • LeBlanc TA, Reed BD, HITECH Expansion of HIPAA, Jour. Okla. State Med Ass’n, 2010; 103(9), 423-427.
  • Kempfert AE, Reed BD, Health Care Reform in the United States: HITECH Act and HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Enforcement Issues, FDCC Quarterly, Spring 2011; 61(3), 240–273

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Issues with Employers Using Social Media, Oklahoma Association of Public Treasurers, U.S. and Canada, July 2014
  • Updated HIPAA Regulations and Requirements, Oklahoma State Medical Association Health Board of Directors, June 2014
  • Update on HIPAA Requirements, Oklahoma State Medical Association Annual Meeting, April 2014
  • Update on HIPAA Requirements, Oklahoma State Medical Association Annual Meeting, October 2013
  • HIPAA/HITECH Act Informational Law, Harmonie Group Spring Conference, May 2011

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