(WASHINGTON, DC, August 1, 2017) Reed Smith LLP today announced the re-election of Alexander Y. “Sandy” Thomas as its Global Managing Partner.  Mr. Thomas ran for reelection unopposed, and the firm’s partners elected him to a new four-year term beginning today through July 31, 2021.  Thomas is only the eleventh managing partner in the global law firm’s storied 140-year history, and he now leads more than 1,700 lawyers in 27 offices worldwide.  Thomas also continues in his role as Chair of Reed Smith’s Executive Committee.

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“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the firm’s Global Managing Partner, and I appreciate the continued confidence of my partners,” said Thomas.  “I am proud of what we have accomplished and look forward to further strategic growth focused on our five leading industry groups: financial industry, life sciences/healthcare, media & entertainment, energy & natural resources and shipping.”