Reid V. Jennings

Reid V. Jennings is a dedicated and creative attorney with wide-ranging experience in civil litigation and has a proven track record of success defending clients in cases involving construction disputes, commercial claims, product liability, general liability, personal injury, and first-party bad faith. Reid consistently provides top-quality representation to his clients, formulating effective and well-thought-out legal strategies individually tailored to each client’s unique circumstances.

Reid’s practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation ranging from construction defect claims to product liability matters. With his specialized background as an engineer, Reid is well-suited to handle the technical aspects commonly involved in these types of matters. Accordingly, Reid approaches these cases with an analytical perspective and understanding of the complex subject matter involved and how to explain it to a jury. As a result, Reid has been recognized as a 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Colorado and as the 2018 People’s Choice Best Construction Defect Attorney for Defendants by Law Week Colorado.

Work History

Reid joined Lasater & Martin in 2013 and represents individual and corporate clients involved in diverse types of litigation, from personal injury suits to trademark disputes to insurance bad faith claims. Reid’s practice primarily focuses on complex commercial litigation ranging from construction defect claims to product liability matters. Reid has represented clients throughout the state of Colorado in both state and federal court, as well as New Mexico and Texas state courts. Reid has obtained numerous walk-away agreements and dismissals, as well as other favorable settlements.

Education

  • Juris Doctor: Gonzaga University School of Law
  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering from Kansas State University

Bar Admission

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association

Presentations

  • Construction Law 101: A Primer on Construction Defect Litigation in Colorado
  • Ethical Conundrum: Can Artificial Intelligence Truly Make the “Critical Decision?”

Awards/Distinctions

  • 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers Colorado
  • Barrister’s Best 2018 People’s Choice for Best Construction Lawyer for Defendants by Colorado Law Week

Representative Experience

  • Obtained walk-away agreements on behalf of two clients, with a nuisance settlement for a third client, in a $5.4 million construction defect matter.
  • Obtained three separate walk-away agreements and two successful dismissals on the pleadings in five separate complex commercial litigation matters within six months.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a salon chair distributor who was sued for product liability defects.
  • Obtained dismissal in federal court on a trademark infringement suit due to lack of jurisdiction over a small business client.
  • Successfully briefed and argued numerous motions to strike liability experts.
  • Successfully briefed and argued multiple discovery and admissibility issues surrounding medical lien financing companies and their exclusion from the collateral source rule.
  • Successfully briefed and argued multiple discovery and admissibility issues surrounding medical lien financing companies and their exclusion from the collateral source rule.