Dickinson Wright PLLC
M. Reid Estes, Jr. is the Practice Group Chair for the South Region Labor &
Employment Practice. He has nearly 40 years of experience as a trial lawyer and
has served as trial counsel for numerous Fortune 500 and smaller companies in
the restaurant, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, construction, health care,
and other industry sectors, and during his career has handled nearly every
conceivable type of case from tort claims, to theft of trade secret, covenant
and contract breach, commercial litigation, and “bet the company” cases. He has significant class action experience in
employment and consumer cases including FLSA hybrid class/collective actions
and consumer class actions under TILA, FCRA, and FCC Truth in Billing Act. Mr.
Estes has also served as neutral and/or arbitrator in all types of employment
cases, class and collective actions, construction, breach of contract and
business dispute cases.