Tanenbaum Keale LLP is pleased to announce attorney Omari S. Reid has joined the firm as an associate in the Newark, New Jersey office. He is an experienced trial lawyer who will focus his practice in the areas of products liability, mass tort litigation and toxic tort litigation.

Prior to joining Tanenbaum Keale LLP, Reid served as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General – Division of Criminal Justice. He tried several jury cases to verdict, presented cases before the State Grand Jury, managed government investigations, conducted testimonial hearings, drafted and argued dispositive motions and conducted key witness interviews.

In his capacity as a Deputy Attorney General, Reid also represented the State before the Appellate Division.

“Omari brings a unique and beneficial legal perspective to the firm, and we look forward to utilizing his experience as a Deputy Attorney General to enhance our trial capabilities at Tanenbaum Keale,” Tanenbaum Keale President James H. Keale said. “The firm prides itself on pursuing multidimensional solutions to legal issues. Omari provides us with another collaborative team member to help bring value to the work we do and provide to our clients.”

Reid completed his undergraduate studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and later earned his law degree from Rutgers Law School. He later served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lisa P. Thornton, an Assignment Judge of the Superior Court in Monmouth County, New Jersey. During his clerkship, Reid handled civil, criminal and family law matters and mediated small claims cases in the vicinage’s Special Civil Part.