A Broad-Stroke Litigation Firm Serving Clients Throughout Southeast Georgia

Chad K. Reed


Chad Reed, a partner at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C., has spent his entire career practicing in construction and commercial litigation. He has represented small corporate clients as well as Fortune 500 companies, including construction suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors and property owners.

Chad has successfully litigated claims in state and federal courts throughout Georgia on matters such as defective construction, negligent design, breach of contract, payment disputes, surety bonds, delays and impacts, modifications, liens, warranties, and real estate litigation.

In 2007, Chad served as a Committee Chair on a Senate Lien Law Advisory Committee, working with senators to help draft new legislation relating to construction liens, bonds, and waivers. He is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee to better serve clients whose construction projects extend beyond Georgia. He is available to discuss both dispute prevention and resolution, and to aggressively pursue claims.


  • University of Georgia School of Law
    • J.D. cum laude, 1994
  • Auburn University
    • B.A., 1991

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Georgia, 1994
  • North Carolina, 2006
  • Tennessee, 2009
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Professional Memberships

  • Cobb County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia


  • Speaker, Materialmen's Liens, Construction Suppliers Association, and Continuing Legal Education (2008)

Published Works

  • Article on Lien Law


  • Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C., 2016-present
  • Busch, Reed & Jones, P.C., 2013-2016
  • Busch & Reed, PC, Partner, 2003-2013
  • Jackal Rainey Busch & Reed, Partner, 1994-2003

Reported Cases

  • Eason v. Troon Co, LLC, 289 Ga. App. 750, 658 S.E.2d 268 (2008)
  • Hill v. Boozer, S.E. 2d, 2008 WL 483624, 08 FCDR 650, Ga. App., February 25, 2008 (NO A07A2438)
  • Broadcast Concepts, Inc. v. Optimus Financial Services, LLC, 274 Ga. App. 632, 618 S.E.2d 612, 05 FCDR 2119, Ga. App., July 06, 2005 (NO A05A0602)
  • Southern Waters Development, Inc. v. Thomas R. Hopson-Broker, Inc., 244 Ga. App. 47, 535 S.E.2d 20, Ga. App., May 17, 2000 (NO A00A0264)
  • Calhoun/Johnson Co., v. Houston Family Trust No. 1, 236 Ga. App. 793, 513 S.E.2d 759, 99 FCDR 1259, Ga. App., March 05, 1999 (NO A98A2311)
  • Northside Wood Flooring, Inc. v. Borst, 232 Ga. App. 569, 502 S.E.2d 508, 98 FCDR 2136, Ga. App., May 19, 1998 (NO A98A0147, A98A0146)
  • Miller v. Calhoun/Johnson Co., 230 Ga. App. 648, 497 S.E.2d 397, 98 FCDR 926, Ga. App., February 18, 1998 (NO. A98A0165)
  • Grove v. Sugar Hill Inv. Associates, Inc., 219 Ga. App. 781, 466 S.E.2d 901, Ga. App., December 20, 1995 (NO. A95A1137, A95A0979)
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At Reed Leeper, P.C., you will find attorneys who understand the complexities of the law, who get to know your business or individual needs, and who always keep your best interests as our top priority, whether you need to solve a legal problem or prevent one. Do not face your case on your own. Discover how our team can assist you when you discuss your case with Reed Leeper, P.C.

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