Global Managing Partner, Reed Smith LLP


Alexander Thomas joined Reed Smith in 1999. His practice areas include antitrust and competition, global regulatory enforcement, and litigation and dispute resolution. He was recognized as one of America’s leading lawyers by Chambers USA.

Though Reed Smith has offices around the world, the firm still feels a responsibility to continue to grow its diversity. The firm offers four diversity scholarships for law students, one of which is through LCLD, as well as networking opportunities and initiatives for women. Reed Smith has twice won the Thomas L. Sager award from the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. 

Reed Smith was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2016. 

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program

Fellows nominated:
2017: Keyonn L. Pope; 2016: Jean Fan Kuei; 2015: Nipun J. Patel; 2014: Jason E. Hazlewood; 2013: Tiffany Renee Thomas; 2012: Lorraine M. Campos; 2011: Rana Jewel Wright

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2017: Zalika Tashia PierreMaytak Chin; 2016: Tsedey Abai Bogale, Pakapon Phinyowattanachip

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Michael Bassi; 2016: Benjamin Paulsen, Nicole Prieto; 2015: Adebola Olofin, Farzeen Tariq, Gregory D. Vose; 2014: Jorge Rojas; 2013: Yvonne Elosiebo, Takayuki Ono; 2012: Alexander Nk Kanu, Wesley Morrissette

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2016)

Member: Alexander Thomas

Diversity Professional: Patricia ConnerJohn Iino, Casey Ryan

Communications: John Buchanan