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Jarrad litigates and arbitrates complex commercial matters, including investigating potential claims and developing case strategy; counseling clients regarding litigation strategy; representing clients at mediation; overseeing and participating in discovery, including taking and defending depositions; drafting dispositive motions; selecting and preparing corporate witnesses and experts; and leading arbitration and trial preparation. Jarrad currently serves as the pro bono coordinator for Reed Smith’s Los Angeles office.


  • American University, 2015, J.D., cum laude, Moot Court Honor Society, Dean's Merit Scholarship, Gillett-Mussey Fellow
  • Williams College, 2008, B.A., Biology, with Departmental Honors, Sigma Xi, Science Honor Society, Dean's List

  • California

  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • Mentor, Judicial Internship Opportunity Program
  • Mentor, Legal Education Access Pipeline
  • Editor, ABA Appellate Practice Journal

  • Honorable Terry J. Hatter, Jr., U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • Honorable Darlene M. Soltys, Superior Court - District of Columbia

  • English
  • French
  • Español