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Casey is a Deputy Practice Group Leader of Reed Smith’s Complex Litigation Group (“CLG”) which specializes in business and corporate disputes, class action and multi-district litigation, litigation strategy and management, managed care, mass and toxic torts and product liability.  In that role, Casey specifically focuses on Talent Development and oversees the recruitment, retention and development of talent at every level of the CLG practice across the firm’s United States offices.


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., Editor, St. John's Law Review; Dean's List
  • State University of New York, Binghamton, B.A., Dean's List; Academic Honors

  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • All State Courts - New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit

  • New York City Bar Association
  • Federal Courts Committee of the New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers' Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected by New York Law Journal as a 2016 Rising Star
  • Selected by Super Lawyers to the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars list
  • Recipient of the New York City Bar Justice Center’s Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Pro Bono Service (October 2009)

In The News

  • 8 November 2018 "Suit Alleging Mismanagement of Actor's Business by CohnReznick Properly Dismissed" New York Law Journal
  • 7 June 2016 "NYLJ Rising Starts 2016: Casey Laffey" New York Law Journal