David Reid

Clinical Assistant Professor - Accounting & Business Law

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (254) 710-6170
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98002
Waco, TX  76798-98002
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation¬†110.37

Office Hours

By appointment

Educational Background

  • JD - Law, University Of Arizona
  • BS - Business Administration, Univ Nevada Las Vegas

Work Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 1, 2018 - Present)
  • Executive Director, Baylor Angel Network (November 1, 2014 - August 1, 2018)
  • Attorney and Founder, David Reid Law, PLLC (March 1, 2012 - Present)
  • General Counsel, Ideal Impact, Inc. (August 2011 - May 2012)
  • Chief Legal Officer, H.D. Vest Management and Services, LLC (June 2004 - May 2011)
  • Deputy General Counsel, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity (April 2003 - June 2004)
  • Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Development, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity (May 2002 - April 2003)
  • Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity (March 2000 - May 2002)
  • Attorney and Senior Attorney, Sabre Holdings/Travelocity (February 1999 - March 2000)
  • Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Lobo Inc. (February 1998 - February 1999)
  • Corporate and Securities Attorney, Snell & Wilmer LLP (September 1995 - February 1998)

Awards and Honors

  • Order of the Coif, University of Arizona College of Law (May 1995)

Licensures and Certifications

  • Attorney and Counselor at Law, Supreme Court of Texas (2002 - Present)
  • Attorney, Arizona Supreme Court (1995 - Present)

Professional Memberships

  • Waco McLennan County Bar Association (2014 - Present)
  • State Bar of Texas (2002 - Present)
  • State Bar of Arizona (1995 - Present)


David Reid, JD, serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Law within the Department of Accounting & Business Law in Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. Before coming to Baylor, David worked in industry and private practice as a business attorney and corporate executive with more than two decades of experience across both publicly-held and private companies. David has significant experience and interest in strategic transactions, international law, securities law including initial public offerings and private placements, joint ventures, complex investment transactions, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and long-term multi-party technology deals. David has served on numerous Boards of Directors around the world, including companies operating throughout Europe and Asia.

Presentations and Proceedings

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Angel Funding," presented at the Temple Health & Bioscience District MedTech Conference - Growing Your Startup from the Ground Up, Temple, Texas, May 2018.

"The Road To Commercialization," presented at the Temple Health & Bioscience District Symposium, Temple, Texas, May 2017.

"Panel Moderator - Entrepreneurship, Artificial Intelligence and Regional Economy," presented at the 2017 Economic Forecast, Austin, Texas, October 2016.

"Angel Networks," presented at the UT Dallas Commercialization Bootcamp, Dallas, Texas, December 2015.

"University-Affiliated Angel Networks," presented at the Angel Capital Association's Insights Exchange Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2015.

"The Southwest Ecosystem: Texas Overview," presented at the Angel Capital Association Southwest Regional Conference, Tucson, Arizona, October 2015.

"Investor Panel," presented at the City of Austin Funding Forum, Austin, Texas, September 2015.

"Innovation, Engagement and Impact in Academic Programs," presented at the Council of Texas Business Deans Annual Conference, Lubbock, Texas, August 2015.
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