Reed Randel is a litigation trial lawyer in Holland & Knight's Dallas office, where he focuses his practice on complex business litigation and dispute resolution matters. Mr. Randel has tried cases in state court, federal court and before arbitrators in Texas and across the country.

In addition, Mr. Randel has significant experience handling matters involving healthcare, government and regulatory, asbestos and product liability, contract disputes and various commercial litigation issues.

Mr. Randel's recent representative engagements, include:

  • representing a group of cities in a lawsuit against the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts related to the validity of a recent rule change
  • representing a city in a dispute over the validity of a recently passed ordinance
  • representing a Fortune 100 company in lawsuits relating to secondary exposure to asbestos-containing products
  • representing a national commercial tenant in lease disputes throughout the state of Texas
  • represented a commercial gym in a dispute with various North Texas landlords over rent owed during the period gyms were closed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • represented clients in different industries in confidential arbitration proceedings
  • represented a hospital chain and a local hospital against claim to dissolve partnership in a three-week jury trial and through the appellate stage
  • represented a healthcare provider of mobile ambulatory surgery services in a lawsuit involving breach of contract, defamation and tortious interference claims in a jury trial and through the appellate state
  • advised the audit committee of a Nasdaq-traded consumer goods and financing company in an independent investigation
  • represented a physician in healthcare fraud prosecution
  • represented a healthcare provider in partnership dispute
  • represented nationwide hospital providers in contract dispute litigation and compliance analysis, including lease and physician recruitment matters
  • represented a property owner in dispute over breaches of restrictive covenants
  • represented a limited liability company in breach of contract claims in connection with a complex business dispute
  • represented a national real estate development company in defective construction case
  • represented a real estate development company in writ of mandamus action against a city official


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)
  • DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association; Judiciary Committee; Fee Disputes Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Summer Musicals, Board of Directors
Honors & Awards
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers magazine, 2021-2024
  • Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America guide, Dallas Commercial Litigation, 2021-2024; Dallas Commercial Litigation, 2024
  • Outstanding Services Award, American Bar Association (ABA) Military Pro Bono Project, 2023