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Barbara Ann Reeves

Barbara Ann Reeves, American lawyer. Bar: California 1973, District of Columbia 1977.


  • Reeves, Barbara Ann was born on March 29, 1949 in Buffalo. Daughter of Prentice W. and Doris Reeves.

  • Education

    • Student, Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1968. Bachelor (National Science Foundation fellow, Lehman fellow), New College, Sarasota, Florida, 1970. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1973.


    • Law clerk United States Court Appeals, 9th Circuit, Portland, Oregon, 1973—1974. Associate firm Munger, Tolles and Rickershauser, Los Angeles, 1977—1978. Trial attorney special trial section Department Justice (Antitrust division), 1974—1975.

      Special assistant to assistant attorney general Antitrust division Department Justice, Washington, 1976—1977. Chief antitrust division Los Angeles field office, 1978—1981. Partner Morrison & Foerster, Los Angeles, 1981—1994, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Los Angeles, 1995—1997, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Los Angeles, 1997—1999.

      Associate general counsel Southern California Edison, 1999—2004, vice president shared services, 2004—2006. Mediator, arbitrator JAMS, since 2006. Member executive committee state bar conference of deals Los Angeles Delegation, 1982-1991.

      Delegate 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, 1984-1988. Member Federal Court Magistrate Selection Committee, 1989. Board directors Public Counsel, 1988-1992, Western Center Law and Poverty, 1992-1998.

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1973, District of Columbia 1977.


    • Editor: Federal Criminal Litigation, 1994. Contributing author: World Antitrust Law, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member American Bar Association (litigation section, antitrust section), Federal Bar Association (officer since 1998), Association Business Trial Lawyers (officer since 1997), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator, mediator, member advisory panel large complex case program), Los Angeles County Bar Association (antitrust section officer 1980-1981, litigation section officer 1988-1993 trustee 1990-1992, chair alternative dispute resolution secretary 1992-1995, Los Angeles County Court ADR committee).


    • Married Richard C. Neal. Children: Timothy R. Neal, Stephen S. Neal (deceased), Robert S. Neal, Richard R. Neal.
    • father: Prentice W.
    • mother: Doris Reeves
    • spouse: Richard C. Neal
    • children: Timothy R. Neal Reeves
    • Stephen S. Neal Reeves (deceased)
    • Robert S. Neal Reeves
    • Richard R. Neal Reeves
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    Born March 29, 1949
    (age 68)