Jeremy Wells

Jeremy is a partner in the Austin office of Reid Collins & Tsai LLP.  His practice focuses on complex commercial, insolvency, and qui tam litigation. He has represented plaintiffs, defendants, debtors, creditors, and relators in a variety of matters, including professional malpractice actions, contractual disputes, False Claims Act suits, and litigation issues arising from corporate insolvency proceedings. Prior to joining the firm, Jeremy worked as a litigation associate at the New York and Washington, D.C. offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.

Jeremy’s practice spans numerous industries and has produced successful results both in and out of court. Jeremy was on the trial team that obtained a $40 million jury verdict for fraud against Credit Suisse, which was affirmed by the Texas Supreme Court. Jeremy has successfully represented several state retirement funds in pursuing False Claims Act and fraud claims against a host of international banks in connection with the funds’ investments in RMBS. Jeremy has also successfully represented clients in the oil and gas industry, bringing a variety of claims on behalf of both E&P and oilfield services companies. 

He is currently representing a former Fox News employee in claims against Bill Shine and Fox News, alleging sexual abuse by Roger Ailes and the aiding and abetting of that abuse, all under  New York’s Adult Survivors Act. The case has been covered by NBC, NPR, The Hollywood Reporter, Law360, Insider, and Vanity Fair, among other outlets.

Jeremy has been recognized by multiple industry observers for his achievements. In 2021, Lawdragon honored him as one of the 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America. Benchmark Litigation named Jeremy to its “40 & Under Hot List,” recognizing the top emerging litigation talent in the country, in both 2020 and 2021. U.S. News-Best Lawyers in America® selected him for its 2021 “Ones to Watch” list.

Jeremy received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was awarded the Wilbur L. Matthews Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Law.  Jeremy served as the Director of the John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition. Jeremy received his B.A., cum laude, in economics and politics from New York University.