Reed Kathrein is a partner of the Berkeley office of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP where he prosecutes securities class actions on behalf of investors and institutional investors. He is a member of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) and a member of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) and a regular public speaker on securities, class action and consumer law issues.
Reed is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Professional Conduct for the Northern District of California (term expires 12/31/2017). He was a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and a Lawyer Representative to the Unites States District Court for the Northern District of California (2009-2011). He chaired the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, United States District Court, Northern District of California (2006-2008) and co-chaired the Securities Rules Advisory Committee, United States District Court, Northern District of California (2004-2006).
Reed was also an Executive Committee Member of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section (2008-2011). He has served on the Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California (1998-2008); the Executive Committee of the National Association of Securities and Commercial Law Attorneys (NASCAT) (1991-2003); was Chairman, Private International Law Committee, Section on International Law and Practice, American Bar Association (1984-1988); as an ABA Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law (1984-1989), as a Governing Council Member, International and Immigration Law Section, Illinois State Bar Association (1986-1988), Chairman, International and Foreign Law Committee, Chicago Bar Association (1983-1984), and Board Member and Vice-President of the International Business Council Mid-America.