Weaver Johnston & Nelson

Our Attorneys

Christopher B. Reed
Christopher Reed | Weaver Johnston & Nelson

Christopher B. Reed

Practice Areas

Healthcare   |   Commercial litigation   |   Insurance coverage and bad-faith litigation for both insurers and policyholders   |   Federal and state appeals   |   General defense litigation

Christopher Reed started his career at an international law firm over 15 years ago. He has become a seasoned litigator who prides himself on serving his client’s interests by aggressively advocating for their needs.  Chris focuses on reimbursement matters, bad-faith litigation/coverage disputes, healthcare malpractice, healthcare compliance litigation, and investigations, managed care cases, healthcare-related collection cases brought both under ERISA and state law, general commercial litigation and business disputes, construction defect litigation, premises liability litigation, toxic exposure cases, and catastrophic injury litigation.

Chris has represented physicians before the Texas Medical Board and has particular experience advising both in-network and out-of-network healthcare providers on disputes with payors. Christopher Reed has also represented transportation companies in their civil litigation involving cargo damage and bodily injury, as well as before administrative proceedings with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. With both first-chair and second-chair trial experience, Chris prides himself on efficiently handling matters and adding value to his client’s business by understanding their business needs, not just managing a file.

  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A.
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All Texas and Oklahoma state courts

Healthcare   |   Commercial litigation   |   Insurance coverage and bad-faith litigation for both insurers and policyholders   |   Federal and state appeals   |   General defense litigation

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • Texas Litigation Section of the State Bar, Sustaining Member
  • Texas Insurance Law Section of the State Bar, Member
  • Texas Health Law Section of the State Bar, Member
  • Health Care Compliance Association, Member
  • Dallas County, Texas, and Jefferson County, Texas, Bar Associations
  • City of Beaumont, Texas, Planning and Zoning Commissioner, 2007-2009
  • Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, Lay Delegate, 2008-2012
  • Young Democrats of Southeast Texas, Vice President, Founding Member, 2005-2009
  • Texas Democratic Party, State Convention Delegate, 2000 and 2008
  • President of the U.S. House Page Class, Fall 1991 (appointed by Rep. Charlie Wilson)
  • Speaker of the Student Senate, Texas A&M University, 1996-1997
  • Texas A&M Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board, Secretary, 1995-1996; Vice Chair of Legislative
  • Affairs, 1996-1997
  • City of Bryan, Texas, Student Representative

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