Beverly G. Reeves, Partner

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The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1988 (Order of the Barristers)

The University of Texas, B.A. in history, magna cum laude, 1983

Beverly is a seasoned litigator whose experience includes a wide range of complex commercial and product liability litigation. Before co-founding Reeves & Brightwell, Beverly was a partner at Vinson & Elkins where she represented numerous high tech companies in significant commercial disputes. Beverly has been named a Texas Monthly Texas Super Lawyer, and has received numerous additional prestigious awards including the Austin Business Journal’s “Profiles in Power” award, the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association 2014 Pathfinder Award, the “Austin Under 40” award and the Travis County Outstanding Young Lawyer Award. Beverly serves on the Board of Directors for KLRU, Austin’s public television station. Beverly also served as President of the Travis County Bar Association and on the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Foundation and Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. Beverly also served as an executive producer for the recent documentary film An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a major computer manufacturer in multiple matters including products liability, national class actions, contract disputes, deceptive trade practices act disputes and consumer disputes
  • Defended law firms and lawyers in legal malpractice actions
  • Represented a large microprocessor manufacturer in several cases involving damage to microprocessors
  • Represented a multinational photomask manufacturer in commercial litigation disputes in Pennsylvania and Texas state courts
  • Represented technology company in copyright infringement litigation involving software in Massachusetts federal court
  • Prosecuted breach of contract actions for multiple national and international technology companies
  • Involved in the defense of numerous products liability, deceptive trade practice and breach of warranty lawsuits against a large international oil company regarding product utilized throughout the United States
  • Represented a prominent national insurance company on matters ranging from complex class action litigation involving deceptive trade practices act and misrepresentation allegations to injunction proceedings
  • Assisted a Texas state university in a nationally known reverse discrimination lawsuit in federal court
  • Served as local counsel for a Texas state university in a significant patent infringement case
  • Defended a multinational company against claims of sexual harassment
  • Represented a large telecommunications company in federal litigation involving contract
  • Assisted a major gas company in the defense of a pipeline contract dispute involving fraud, tortious interference, and antitrust claims
  • Represented a Texas public official in defamation litigation



  • Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • All federal district courts in Texas