The Business of Justice

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Attorney Jared M. Reams

Jared M. Reams

  • Partner
Jared M. Reams
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North Star Lawyer

Biography

Jared Reams has extensive experience litigating matters involving government contracts and regulations, commercial disputes, unfair competition, anticompetitive business practices, and intellectual property rights. He regularly represents clients in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative tribunals.

Representing clients adverse to the government is a routine practice for Jared, whether as plaintiff or defendant. He has handled numerous False Claims Act cases, bid protests, requests for equitable adjustment and certified claims, appeals before the Armed Services and Civil Boards of Contract Appeals, and contract disputes in the Court of Federal Claims. The government is a difficult opponent, and the numerous disputes Jared has handled against the United States and local governments have honed his skills regarding fraud, contracts, and competition law. These skills serve him well in his commercial litigation cases, where similar subject matter frequently arises.

Jared also regularly advises companies in compliance-related matters and assists in contract drafting and negotiation. His attention to frequently changing industry regulations lends significant value to his counsel, including to hemp and cannabis businesses.

Jared graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he also taught as an adjunct professor of mock trial.

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2015
  • Washington, 2013
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2015

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2013
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Washington State University
    • B.A. – 2009
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Philosophy

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 – 2022
  • Minnesota State Bar Association North Star Lawyer

Classes & Seminars

  • “The Fundamentals of Federal Government Contract Law” on June 9, 2022 for Minnesota CLE;
  • Doing Business with the Government- Opportunities and Pitfalls” on January 20, 2022 for Minnesota CLE;
  • “ITAR 101 or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Export Controls” on October 28, 2021 for PTAC; and
  • “All You Need to Know About the SBA All Small Mentor Protégé Program” on November 18, 2020 for PTAC.

Associations & Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • America Bar Association
  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Twin Cities Chapter
  • American Association for Justice
  • Minnesota Association for Justice
  • International Cannabis Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Federal Pro Se Project