Jarred L. Reiling
B.A., Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University
J.D., Florida International University College of Law
Jarred Reiling graduated summa cum laude from FIU Law in 2011, where he graduated first in his class. While in law school, Professor Reiling served on the Executive Editorial Board of FIU Law Review; worked in a clinic to help students with disabilities obtain a free and appropriate public education; worked as a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow to aid victims of violence obtain legal protection; served as President of the Board of Advocates; competed in moot court and trial team; served on the Student Bar Association; was honored as the graduate with the highest demonstrated commitment to public interest law; won several awards for oral advocacy; and served in the Rosemary Barkett Appellate Inn of Court.
Professor Reiling started his legal career by working for the Center for Tobacco Products of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a Presidential Management Fellow and completed a rotation at the U.S. Department of Justice. While in Washington, D.C., Professor Reiling was also an Adjunct Professor at the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of District of Columbia, where he taught legal writing to first-year law students.
In Miami, Professor Reiling has served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and as Law Clerk to the Honorable Beth Bloom of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. After clerking, he practiced at a boutique law firm in Miami focusing on commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense. He currently practices in Fort Lauderdale at Akerman LLP, focusing on product liability, mass-tort litigation, complex civil litigation, and commercial litigation. He has also handled local government disputes, class actions, arbitration, employment, and public interest litigation. He currently serves on the Florida Bar Standing Committee on Diversity & Inclusion, was Class IV of the Florida Bar Leadership Academy, and is Past-President of the FIU Law Alumni Association.
At FIU Law, Professor Reiling teaches the Introduction to the Study of Law course. He is also a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) and a proud uncle. He and his husband Dr. Jesse Carlo live with their dog Jackson in Fort Lauderdale.