Reed, Weslynn P.

Weslynn P. Reed

Associate

Weslynn Reed’s practice focuses primarily on environmental litigation and regulatory matters. She has extensive experience assisting clients with federal environmental claims under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), as well as various state-law environmental claims. Weslynn has worked both as plainttiff’s and defense counsel in major environmental litigation matters. .She has also represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters. She has significant experience in all stages of electronic document discovery, including collection, management, review – including use of data analytics – and production of electronic documents.

During law school, Weslynn interned for Judge John L. Kane in the US District Court for the District of Colorado. She has also interned with the US Attorney’s office in Nashville, Tennessee and at Doerner, Saunders, Daniel and Anderson, a Tulsa law firm.

Weslynn currently serves on the board of directors of Gateway Battered Women’s Services. Before joining Squire Patton Boggs, she worked providing job placement services to disadvantaged youth and individuals with disabilities.

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Education

  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2009
  • University of Oklahoma, M.A., 2003
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A., 2001

Admissions

  • Colorado, 2009

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys, Scholarship recipient
  • Vanderbilt Intramural Moot Court Competition Champion

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  • Author, The US BLM Issues Controversial New Fracking Rule, frESH: Perspectives on Environmental Health and Safety (April 13, 2015).
  • Author, Preliminary Injunction Halts US EPA’s CWA 404 Process on Pebble Mine to Evaluate Activists’ Connections, frESH: Perspectives on Environmental Health and Safety (December 18, 2014).
  • Author, OSHA Announces New US Workplace Fatality and Injury Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements, frESH: Perspectives on Environmental Health and Safety (September 15, 2014).
  • Co-author, “Women of Color and the Parliamentary Debate Experience,” 12 J. of the Nat. Parliamentary Debate Assoc. 23 (2010).
  • Co-author, “A World of Cookie Cutter Faces,” The Emerging Monoculture: The Myth of the Model Minority (E. Kramer ed., 2003).