Johnson Fistel Welcomes New Attorney Reed F. Baker

Johnson Fistel Welcomes Reed F. Baker

Johnson Fistel is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Reed F. Baker to its San Diego office. Reed will focus his practice on commercial and business litigation.

Mr. Baker attended California Western School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree graduating cum laude and in the top 15% of his class. While in law school, Mr. Baker demonstrated excellent writing skills, was a published author, and served as the Associate Editor of California Western Law Review. He received the American Jurisprudence award in advanced legal writing, advanced legal research, and trial practice courses. While in law school, Mr. Baker interned for the United States Attorney’s Office, Civil Division in San Diego and clerked for a judge in the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Prior to joining Johnson Fistel, Mr. Baker worked as an associate at one of San Diego’s largest and oldest civil defense firms, where he represented Fortune 500 companies and medical providers in various complex civil litigation matters in both federal and state courts.

Reed has also spent significant time giving back to the community. After college, Reed played professional basketball for 3 years abroad and administered free basketball clinics to children in India, Colombia, Belarus, Panama, and Brazil. Upon returning home, Mr. Baker organized after-school events, summer camps, and day clinics for local children, with attendance ranging between 20-150 kids.

“I am thrilled to join such a reputable firm and look forward to assisting our clients obtain the best result possible,” said Reed.