Alex Reed
Legal Studies Certificate Program | Legal Studies Program

Associate Professor & Director of the Legal Studies Certificate Program

Office
A422 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602
Phone Numbers
Work706-542-9772
Email Address

Education

JD, Law, University of Georgia, 2006

BBA, Real Estate, University of Georgia, 2003

Prior Professional Positions

Alston & Bird LLP, Associate (Securities Litigation Group), 2006 to 2010

Awards

Distinguished Early Career Faculty Award, Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 2018

Richard B. Russell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, University of Georgia, 2018

Terry Teaching Excellence Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2017

Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Insurance, Legal Studies & Real Estate, 2012

Service

Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Past President, 2018 – 2019, Professional

Professionalism Committee of the Georgia Bar Association, Member, 2009 – 2015, Professional

Academy of Legal Studies in Business - Employment Law Section, Secretary, 2013 – 2014, Professional

Academy of Legal Studies in Business - Employment Law Section, Vice President, 2014 – 2015, Professional

Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Secretary, 2014 – 2015, Professional

Academy of Legal Studies in Business - Employment Law Section, President, 2015 – 2016, Professional

Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Vice President, 2015 – 2016, Professional

Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, President-Elect, 2016 – 2017, Professional

Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, President, 2017 – 2018, Professional

Research Interests

  • Employment Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Constitutional Law

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Alex Reed. 2019Religious Nonadherence Claims as a Means of Contesting LGB-Related Employment BiasBerkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law40:(forthcoming 2019).
  • Alex Reed. 2018Associational Discrimination Theory & Sexual Orientation-Based Employment BiasUniversity Of Pennsylvania Journal Of Business Law20:731-766.
  • Alex Reed. 2016RFRA v. ENDAVirginia Journal Of Social Policy & The Law23:1-37.
  • Alex Reed. 2016Same-Sex Harassment after Boh BrothersUtah Law Review2016:441-476.
  • Alex Reed. 2015Redressing LGBT Employment Discrimination via Executive OrderNotre Dame Journal Of Law, Ethics & Public Policy,29:133-167.
  • Alex Reed. 2014Abandoning the Employment Non-Discrimination ActHarvard Journal On Legislation51:277-314.
  • Alex Reed. 2013A Pro-Trans Argument for a Transexclusive Employment Non-Discrimination ActAmerican Business Law Journal50:835-874.
  • Alex Reed. 2013Pro-Business or Anti-Gay? Disguising LGBT Animus as Economic LegislationStanford Journal Of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties9:153-212
  • Alex Reed. 2013Playing Devil's Advocate: The Constitutional Implications of Requiring Advocacy Organizations to Present Opposing ViewpointsNew York University Review Of Law & Social Change37:591-627.
  • Alex Reed. 2012Subsidizing Hate: A Proposal to Reform the Internal Revenue Service's Methodology TestFordham Journal Of Corporate & Financial Law17:823-870.
  • Alex Reed. 2012But I'm an American! A Text-Based Rationale for Dismissing F-Squared Securities Fraud Claims after Morrison v. National Australia BankUniversity Of Pennsylvania Journal Of Business Law14:515-542.

Editorial Appointments

Ad hoc Reviewer, American Business Law Journal, 2013 - present

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