Industries
Education
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Dean’s Honor List, Phi Delta Phi
  • Sam Houston State University, B.S., 2004, Criminal Justice, Dean's Honor List
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2011
  • United States District Court Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
Languages
Cory S. Reed
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Partner
creed@thompsoncoe.com
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Houston
One Riverway
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77056
713-403-8213 direct  |  713-403-8299 fax
Assistant:
Rosie Gonzalez
713-403-8296 direct
rgonzalez@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Cory Reed maintains a diverse professional liability practice, including representing lawyers, doctors, nurses, accountants, architects, real estate appraisal management companies, real estate appraisers, real estate agents, and other practicing professionals and groups.  The majority of Cory’s work has been in jurisdictions throughout Texas, and he has defended clients in both state and federal litigation. 

 

Representative Experience

  • Defended insurance agent against claims for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of transactional lawyer in malpractice action.
  • Defended a law firm in arbitration against claims for legal malpractice.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a family law firm in a legal malpractice action.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of insurance company and agent in a malpractice action.
  • Obtained favorable dismissal on behalf of insurance agent in malpractice action.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of personal injury lawyer in legal malpractice action.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of commercial litigation law firm in a legal malpractice action.
  • Obtained a take nothing judgment on behalf of a law firm and its attorney in a legal malpractice case.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of criminal tax defense lawyer in legal malpractice action.

Professional and Community Activities
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Speeches and Presentations
  • "Going for the Shutout: Strategies for Minimizing Damages from the Tort Reform Playbook", Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update (2013).
  • "Lights, Camera, Action: The Jury Trial", Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update (2014).
  • "Oh no, you cannot sue me: A discussion on Why it is Good to be the King",  Texas Insurance and Tort Law Update (2016).
  • "Social Media in the Workplace:  Employers Beware", Thompson Coe Webinar (2016).
  • "Investigating the Catastrophic Claim: Preserving and Gathering Evidence that Matters",  Catastrophic Claims Webinar (2016).
  • "18.001 Affidavits: Maximizing the Evidence to Minimize Damages", Thompson Coe Webinar (2017).
Professional Recognition
  • Law & Politics magazine's 2018 Texas Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars list