University of Miami School of Law–Professor
Coral Gables, FL
Jarrod Reich is a member of the faculty of the University of Miami School of Law, where he currently teaches first-year and upper-level writing courses as well as evidence, and where he is the faculty advisor to the Miami Law Mental Health Collective. Previously, he served on the faculties of Georgetown University Law Center and Florida State University College of Law as well as the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law as an adjunct professor, teaching courses in legal writing, appellate advocacy, and alternative dispute resolution and seminars for judicial externs, in-house counsel externs, and legal writing fellows. He focuses his scholarship on lawyer and law student well-being. Among other things, he is the author of Capitalizing on Healthy Lawyers: The Business Case for Law Firms to Promote and Prioritize Lawyer Well-Being; he is a contributing author of and adviser to the New York State Bar Association’s Lawyer Well-Being Task Force Report; and he presents on well-being topics both nationally and internationally. In 2020, he served as chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Balance in Legal Education. In addition to well-being, he also writes and presents on legal writing and is the co-author of the fourth edition of Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer’s Guide to Effective Writing and Editing, the premier legal writing textbook for practitioners. Prior to teaching full-time, he was counsel at the firm Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, where he focused his practice on complex litigation. Before working in private practice, he clerked for Judge William J. Haynes Jr. (ret.) of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. He graduated from Brandeis University and Vanderbilt University Law School.