Stephen J. Reid, Jr. is a partner in the firm and has a varied litigation practice that focuses on employment, business, commercial, and tort litigation. Since joining the firm in 1989, he has represented both employers and employees in employment litigation (age, race, sex and disability), sexual harassment matters, business and commercial disputes (involving corporations, partnerships, and individuals), and personal injury cases. His representation of clients in employment, business, and commercial matters includes counseling clients regarding litigation avoidance.Mr. Reid represents a large public housing agency in Rhode Island, national, regional and local business corporations, non-profit corporations (including churches, hospitals and country clubs), partnerships, and individuals in many different types of civil litigation. In addition to appearances before state and federal administrative agencies and state and federal trial courts, he has argued before the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the Rhode Island Supreme Court.