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J. Reid Burley
Biography

Reid Burley focuses his practice on commercial litigation, with an emphasis on creditors’ rights. Reid’s broad experience covers general business disputes, contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, shareholder disputes, and partnership disputes. His creditors’ rights work includes helping clients obtain judgments and monetary recovery through trials, garnishments, turnover proceedings, and other post-judgment collection processes – all with a focus on efficiency and maximizing the client’s bottom-line.


In addition to his commercial litigation experience, Reid represents and advises both secured and unsecured creditors through bankruptcy proceedings and related adversary cases. Reid’s bankruptcy litigation experience involves serving as first-chair trial counsel of a contested matter, extensive motion practice, drafting and negotiating debt workouts and related transactions, and handling a wide-variety of hearings.

Reid’s clients include financial institutions, healthcare third-party administrators, medical practices, and individuals.

Education

  • J.D., Baylor Law School, 2018
  • B.B.A., Baylor University, 2015

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Representative Matters
  • Led negotiations and obtained favorable defense settlement on behalf of general contractor regarding a premises liability claim
  • Assisted negotiations in obtaining favorable defense settlement on behalf of general contractor regarding a construction defect claim
Noteworthy
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" List, 2022
  • Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition, Top 10 Speaker
  • National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, Distinguished Speaker
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Baylor Law – Dean’s Academic Excellence Full Tuition Scholarship
Activities & Memberships
  • Baylor Law Alumni Association – Dallas Steering Committee
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
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