Kimberly Reeves focuses her practice on commercial litigation including contract disputes, construction litigation, business torts and insurance litigation. Kimberly values and emphasizes client collaboration and creative problem solving. Recognizing that litigation is not always the best option, Kimberly works closely with clients to fashion solutions that are tailored to the case at hand.
Kimberly has represented numerous commercial and individual clients in both state and federal court. Prior to joining Miller & Martin, she defended clients in a variety of civil claims including motor carrier liability, premises liability, negligent construction and dram shop cases. Kimberly also represented insurance carriers in coverage disputes. Before that, she clerked for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. In addition to bankruptcy matters, Kimberly researched and worked on a variety of adversary proceedings including real estate litigation, breach of contract claims, and other business torts, such as conversion, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of non-compete provisions. Kimberly’s work at the bankruptcy court is what drove her passion for business litigation. During law school, she interned with the United States Trustee’s Office, a branch of the U.S. Department of Justice.
A Georgia native, Kimberly has a long history in the Atlanta legal community. Kimberly first began her career as a legal secretary in a real estate firm, and worked as a paralegal in a boutique civil defense firm prior to attending law school.
- Representation of corporate and individual clients in both state and federal litigation including claims arising from construction defects, motor carrier liability, dram shop liability, negligent security and contract disputes.
- Representation of insurance carriers in insurance coverage disputes including contract interpretation, priority of coverage, insured contracts and contribution among carriers.
- Experienced on issues of federal bankruptcy law and related litigation, and state law claims involving contract enforcement, security interests against real property, secured transactions under UCC Article 9, and tort claims related to fraud, embezzlement, tortious interference, conversion and veil piercing.
- J.D., summa cum laude, Georgia State University School of Law, 2013
- Research Editor, Georgia State University Law Review
- ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Health Law
- Recipient of the highest score “CALI Awards” in: (i) Commercial Paper (ii) Basic Federal Taxation; (iii) Basic Bankruptcy; (iv) Research, Writing, and Advocacy I & II; (v) Public Health Law; (vi) Race, Ethnicity and the Law; and (vii) HIV/AIDS and the Law
- B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, Agnes Scott College, 2010
- Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
- The Cronan Award for Excellence in the Study of Politics
- Agnes Scott Honor Court Representative
- Dean’s Honor List
- U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
- Law Clerk to the Honorable Wendy L. Hagenau, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia
- Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL)
- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
- State Bar of Georgia, Business General Practice & Trial Law
Beginning August of 2017, Kimberly will be teaching Georgia Practice and Procedure as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University College of Law. When she is not studying the finer points of the Georgia Civil Practice Act, she loves spending time with her husband and their two rescue hound dogs: Dashiell, a bluetick, and Clara-Bow, a beagle-dachshund.