Reid M. Whitaker focuses his practice on patent litigation and other complex civil litigation involving technology.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Whitaker clerked for the Honorable Leonard P. Stark of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to his clerkships in the Court of Appeals, he clerked for the Honorable Chief Judge Colm F. Connolly of the US District Court of Delaware. 

While in law school, Mr. Whitaker served as a research assistant to Professor Daniel Ho, where he focused on analyzing data regarding the EPA Clean Water Act and the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. He also interned in the DOJ’s Civil Division. 


  • Education

    • JD, Stanford Law School, 2020

      Kirkland and Ellis Scholar

      Stanford Law Review

      Stanford Technology Review

    • MA, Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley, 2017

    • BA, Chemistry, Carleton College, 2014

      summa cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Illinois

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Leonard P. Stark, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2022 - 2023

    • The Hon. Thomas L. Ambro, US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2021 - 2022

    • The Hon. Colm F. Connolly, US District Court for the District of Delaware, 2020 - 2021