Shyrell A. Reed

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Firm: Moran Reeves & Conn PC
1211 East Cary Street
Richmond VA 23219
United States

Shyrell Reed maintains a robust complex litigation practice, primarily in the areas of medical malpractice defense, risk management issues, professional liability, premises liability, and workers' compensation. Shyrell's healthcare practice is focused on the vigorous defense of physicians, nurses, hospitals, dialysis centers, long-term care facilities, and other health care providers against medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death claims filed in both state and federal courts. With nearly 20 years of litigation experience, she has defended practitioners in virtually every medical specialty. She also represents health care providers in disciplinary matters before various licensing boards of the Virginia Department of Health Professions. On multiple occasions, Shyrell has been recognized for her trial successes in Virginia Lawyers Weekly's Million Dollar Defense Verdicts. In 2022, Shyrell was named by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as an Influential Women of the Law and also as a "Go to Lawyer" for medical malpractice. She has also been selected as a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star in the field of medical malpractice defense – a distinction presented to less than 2.5% of attorneys in Virginia. In 2018, Shyrell was selected as a fellow for the Leadership Counsel on Legal Diversity, and she continues to participate as an alumnus of the program. Shyrell previously served as Moran Reeves Conn's first chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer, and as Chair of the firm's Summer Associate Program. Prior to joining Moran Reeves Conn, Shyrell served as an extern for The Honorable M. Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as well as an extern for The Honorable Monica J. Benton of the U.S. District Court for Western Washington. She also clerked for The Honorable Charles W. Mertel of King County Superior Court. Further, Shyrell has worked as a deputy prosecuting attorney for King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, as well as a medical malpractice defense litigator at an Am Law 200 law firm.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Medical Law: Secretary
  • Medical Law: Primary
  • Professional Liability: Alternate 1
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Alternate 2
  • Workers’ Compensation: Primary

Resources & Articles

Moran Reeves & Conn attorneys Reed, Brewer and Brasseux obtain dismissal in wrongful death case

Moran Reeves & Conn attorneys Reed, Brewer and Brasseux obtain dismissal in wrongful death case

Posted April 25, 2023

Moran Reeves & Conn attorneys Shyrell A. Reed, Taylor D. Brewer, and Sophia M. Brasseux obtained a dismissal of a wrongful death case against a hospital in Virginia two months before trial. The case involved the failure to diagnose and treat a sacral pressure ulcer. Just after Reed deposed plaintiff’s… Continue Reading

Moran Reeves & Conn’s healthcare team attorneys Shyrell A. Reed and Sophia Brasseux obtain dismissal with prejudice

Moran Reeves & Conn’s healthcare team attorneys Shyrell A. Reed and Sophia Brasseux obtain dismissal with prejudice

Posted January 12, 2023

Moran Reeves & Conn’s healthcare team attorneys Shyrell A. Reed and Sophia Brasseux recently obtained a dismissal with prejudice in a wrongful death case for a hospital in Virginia several months before the trial date. The matter involved the alleged failure by the hospital to appropriately staff its emergency department and… Continue Reading

Moran Reeves & Conn PC in Virginia prioritizes giving back to help close the justice gap

Moran Reeves & Conn PC in Virginia prioritizes giving back to help close the justice gap

Posted December 12, 2022

The law firm of Moran Reeves & Conn PC in Virginia prioritizes pro bono, pledging sponsorship dollars and volunteering time to help close the justice gap. The firm sponsored the Fresh Start breakfast in September 2022, raising awareness of the impactful work of the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society.  … Continue Reading

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