EMPLOYMENT

REED CNY BUSINESS LAW, P.C. I Syracuse, NY
Owner, President

Transforming local and transnational companies through effective contracting, risk management, regulatory compliance and succession planning. Also provide M&A, employment law, FDA, real estates reorganization guidance. Regularly accompany clients to meetings with prospective clients, regulatory officials, and economic development offices, domestically and internationally. 

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW  I Syracuse, NY
Adjunct Professor

Teaching International Business Transactions. Students are at the Law School seeking Juris Doctor or are foreign attorneys seeking LLM degrees. Students from SU's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs are also enrolled.


SCHUSTER AGUILO LAW FIRM (LITTLER) I San Juan, Puerto Rico
Of Counsel

Assisting US-based corporations operating in the Caribbean with legal, governance, contracts and audit issues.

F.O.C.U.S. GREATER SYRACUSE, INC. I Syracuse, NY
Director of New Initiatives

Managed programs for a citizen-centered research, planning and engagement organization. Facilitated community-wide meetings, and presented reports to elected officials.

OSTEOTECH, INC. I Eatontown, NJ
General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer

Created Legal Department for this publicly traded international company specializing in bone and tissue products. As first in-house counsel, managed all legal matters - R&D, manufacturing and marketing/sales; negotiated international agreements; oversaw outside counsel for litigation and FDA regulation. Led Sarbanes-Oxley investigation. Also oversaw QA Dep’t.

IMCLONE SYSTEMS, INC. I Branchburg, NJ
Assistant Vice President, Legal Affairs

Responsible for contract negotiations and compliance in manufacturing, development and marketing. Successfully defended international arbitration claim seeking millions in fees.

BAYER PHARMACEUTICALS (USA) I West Hartford, CT
Assistant Counsel

Represented Worldwide Licensing, Audit and Compliance groups. Negotiated contracts in the US, Japan and Germany. Handled FDA regulatory compliance issues, ranging from advertising material reviews to sales force training and product label claims. Oversaw and managed outside counsel.

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB CO. I Princeton, NJ, Largo, FL, Syracuse, NY
Associate Counsel

Represented Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Life Cycle Management Divisions. In each, advised internal clients on one or more areas, including: Labor/employment; manufacturing regulations; FDA compliance; life-cycle management; environmental issues and contracts. Responsible for facilities in Puerto Rico, Italy, Dominican Republic, Ireland, Germany, France, UK, Netherlands. DuPont Pharma acquisition and Taxol supply contracts. Led product development, IP and worldwide audit teams.

David L. Reed, Esq., spent nearly twenty years working internationally with pharmaceutical and medical device companies, negotiating contracts and licenses, buying and selling companies and product lines, and resolving regulatory and employment matters. Since returning to Syracuse in 2009, David has grown Reed CNY Business Law by satisfying each client’s unique needs, whether they are a for-profit or not-for-profit corporation, involved in manufacturing or sales, and whether they are large or small. His clients are located in New York and many other states within the US, as well as in Korea, France, the UK, Qatar and Israel. David helps each prepare for immediate risks and identify long-term opportunities. He is currently the Adjunct Professor for International Business Transactions at the Syracuse University College of Law, and the immediate past president of the Entrepreneurial Society of Central New York. David earned his B.A. at Dartmouth College, graduating at the age of twenty, and received his J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law. He has passed bar exams and been admitted to practice in the states of Massachusetts, New York and Florida, and is currently admitted to the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Northern District for the Second Circuit. 

OTHER ACTIVITIES
-CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunities, (CenterState CEO), Chair of the Government Modernization Task Force; annual trips to Washington, D.C. to meet with Senators and Congressmen 

-CNY Business Journal, Contributor

-CNY School Boards Assoc., Facilitator

-Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Syracuse University, Lecturer on Entrepreneurial Law, Pitch Judge

-Metropolitan Export Initiative, Center- State and Brookings Institute, Member

-Manufacturers Association of CNY, Inc., Facilitator

-OCM BOCES, Facilitator and Lecturer

EDUCATION

Success Spoken Here

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS – CURRENT
-Entrepreneurial Society of Central New York, Inc., Vice President and Director

-NEHDA, Inc., Advisory Board Member

-NYS Association of Incarcerated Education Programs, Inc.,       Board Member


-Serenity Women's Center, Inc., Secretary, Director


BOARD MEMBERSHIPS – PAST
-AIDS Community Resources, Inc., Director


​-Central NY Enterprise Development Fund, Inc., Director


-Charity for Children, Inc., Director

-Spanish Action League of Onondaga County, Inc., Director

-Westhill CSD Educational Foundation, Inc., Founding Pres.

​COMMUNITY & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW I Syracuse, NY
Juris Doctor, cum laude: Business with Tax, Real Estate & International  concentrations 


DARTMOUTH COLLEGE I Hanover, NH
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science with Russian Minor.


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BAR ADMISSIONS

States - Massachusetts, New York and Florida
Federal - North District of NY, U.S. Second Circuit;U.S. First Circuit, Court of Appeals


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