N. Reid Neureiter
 

Reid Neureiter focuses his practice on high-stakes commercial litigation, including insurance bad faith and coverage disputes, at the trial and appellate levels in federal and state courts throughout the country. Prior to joining WTO in 2013, Reid served as senior counsel at another Denver law firm where he focused his practice on business, education, and product liability litigation.

In 1996, Reid moved to Denver to work as court-appointed defense counsel in the trial of Terry Lynn Nichols, defendant in the Oklahoma City bombing case.

He began his legal career working as an associate for a law firm in Washington, D.C., where he handled complex litigation and libel defense. Before law school, he worked for two years as junior economist for the majority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee.
 

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Best Lawyers in America
    Business Litigation, 2005 
    Commercial Litigation, 2006-2018
Colorado Super Lawyers
    Business Litigation, 2006-2017
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009 
    President, 2009
The William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
American Bar Association
Colorado Lawyers Committee
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009
    Hate Violence Task Force
United States District Court for District of Colorado
    Committee on Conduct, 2012-present
Colorado Bar Association

Teaching Positions

Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Federal Court Mock Trial Program, 2011-2012


Reid Neureiter began his career as court-appointed defense counsel to Terry Lynn Nichols in the Oklahoma City bombing trial. More recently, he represented Aretha Franklin in a successful emergency injunction effort to protect her intellectual property. Whatever the case, Reid brings inexhaustible creativity and exceptional legal knowledge to bear for his clients.

Representative Cases
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Teaching Positions

Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Federal Court Mock Trial Program, 2011-2012

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

The Best Lawyers in America
    Business Litigation, 2005 
    Commercial Litigation, 2006-2018
Colorado Super Lawyers
    Business Litigation, 2006-2017
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
Faculty of Federal Advocates
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009 
    President, 2009
The William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
American Bar Association
Colorado Lawyers Committee
    Board of Directors, 2004-2009
    Hate Violence Task Force
United States District Court for District of Colorado
    Committee on Conduct, 2012-present
Colorado Bar Association

Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Junior Economist, Majority Staff of Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives, 1987 - 1989

Articles/Presentations
  • "Concussion in the Courts," CLE presented to the Colorado Bar Association (March 9, 2017).
  • Panelist, "The Lessons from Historic Trials," presented at the Faculty of Federal Advocates CLE program at the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado (December 2, 2016).
  • "Taking and Defending Depositions," presented for CLE credit to assistant U.S. attorneys and other federal agency counsel at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado (December 3, 2014).
  • "The Prosecution and Defense of the Oklahoma City Bombing Case," presented at DU Sturm College of Law to the DU Law School Mentor/Mentee program, (October 3, 2013).
  • "Colorado's Current Formulation of the Economic Loss Rule Bars Claims for Post-Contractual Fraud," The Colorado Lawyer, (December 2012).
  • "Lance Armstrong's Legal War," Law Week Colorado, (October 22, 2012).
  • "Lessons for Lawyers: The First Presidential Debate," Law Week Colorado, (October 9, 2012).
  • "Trial Diaries | Part Two of a Two-Part Story - Representing Terry Nichols: The Story of One Lawyer's First Jury Trial," The Docket, (June 2012).
  • "Trial Diaries | Part One of a Two-Part Story - Representing Terry Nichols: The Story of One Lawyer's First Jury Trial," The Docket, (May 2012).
  • "New Role for Federal Magistrates in Colorado," Law Week Colorado, (February 27, 2012).
  • "M&A Litigation: Tips from the Trenches: Post Closing Litigation in M&A Transactions," panelist, presented at The Colorado Bar Association, Denver Colorado, (October 4, 2011).
  • "Legal Developments Surrounding the Democratic National Convention," panel moderator, presented at to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (December 2009).
  • "Effective Use of Courtroom Technology," presented with U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (July 2008).
  • "Deposition Conduct: What is Permitted and What is Not," organized and moderated panel with U.S. Magistrate Judges Boyd Boland and Michael Hegarty to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (September 2007).
  • "The U.S. Attorneys Office and Litigating with the Government," moderated panel including U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Hegarty, U.S. Attorney Troy Eid and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lisa Christian to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (August 2007).
  • "Rule 65 – Practice and Procedure: Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions in Federal Court," moderated panel including Federal District Judges Wiley Daniel and Philip Figa to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (September 2006).
  • "Everything You Need to Know about Settlement Conferences," moderated seminar involving Federal Magistrate Judges and private arbitrators to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (June 2006).
  • "How to Get Your Expert's Opinion into Evidence," moderated seminar involving Federal District Judges Marcia Krieger and Robert Blackburn to the Faculty of Federal Advocates, (May, 2006).
  • "The Limited Availability of the Forum Non Conveniens Defense in Colorado State Courts," The Colorado Lawyer, co-written with James Eklund, (November 2004).
Education
  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1993,
    Order of the Coif,
    Texas Law Review, Associate Editor
    Chancellor at Large
    Gibbs & Ratliff Moot Court Champion
    Thad T. Hutcheson Moot Court Champion and Best Brief
  • University of Texas at Austin, M.P.Aff., 1993
    Barbara Jordan Scholar
  • Swarthmore College, B.A., 1987, with honors
Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Stanley Sporkin, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Junior Economist, Majority Staff of Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives, 1987 - 1989

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court