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Reginald L. Streater is a member of the Firm’s Employment & Unpaid Wages, Anti-Trust (No-Poach), and Consumer Protection practice groups. In the Employment & Unpaid Wages practice group, Mr. Streater focuses on discrimination and wage and hour class and collective actions arising under state and federal law. His work in the Consumer Protection focuses on defective devices and mass torts. Mr. Streater’s work in Anti-Trust focuses on no-poach cases. He is a member of the Firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Streater was an associate at a large regional law firm where his practice focused on commercial and complex litigation. His clients ranged from individuals and small businesses to large corporations and public entities. Mr. Streater handled a variety of litigation matters, including contract disputes, usury claims, federal claims, federal civil rights claims, insurance matters, employment claims, fraud claims, and tort claims in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, where he has federal and state trial experience. His prior work experience also includes positions with the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and the District Office of State Representative Brian Sims of Philadelphia.

Mr. Streater has been published on topics related to employment discrimination law, no-poach antitrust law, international law and criminal justice reform. He has been recognized as one of Philadelphia’s Most Influential African American Leader by The Philadelphia Tribune. He is also a Board Member/Director to the Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia.

 

Speaking Engagements

  • CLE Presenter, Antitrust as Antiracism: A Unique Tool in Combatting Systemic Racism (2022)
  • Presenter, Antitrust as Antiracism Panel, Rutgers Law School (2021)
  • Presenter, National Association of Attorneys’ General Antitrust Seminar (2021)
  • Moderator, Wednesday Morning Plenary: the Philadelphia Story, Institute for Educational Leadership
  • Coordinator /Moderator/Panelist, PLI Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Symposium (October 2020)
  • Presenter/Panelist, 2019 Professionalism Day in the United States District Court of New Jersey: The Challenges and Rewards of Pro Bono Publico (October 2019)
  • Moderator, Reforming Probation and Parole in Pennsylvania: A Town Hall Presented by the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia (October 2019)
  • Panelist, Second Annual Professional Development Academy, Temple Law Affinity Group Coalition (February 2019)
  • Panelist, 2017 Lavender Law Conference (August 2017)
  • Panelist, Ace Lecture, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Bootcamp Temple Law (June 2017)
  • Panelist, Barristers’ 4th Annual Education Forum (April 2017)
  • Panelist, Temple Law Breakout Session, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Bootcamp Seminar (June 2016)

Professional Leadership

  • Named a 2022 Philadelphia Most Influential African American Leader by The Philadelphia Tribune

Business and Community Leadership

  • Board Member / Director, The Board of Education of the School District of Philadelphia (current)
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association (current)
  • Executive Board Member, Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia (current)
  • Co-counsel, Temple University Alumni Association (current)
  • Past Vice President, Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the ACLU of Pennsylvania
  • Executive Committee Member, Temple Law Alumni Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Garden State Bar Association
  • Keeper and Connector Fellow and Alumnus, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia
  • Fellow and Alumnus, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group
  • Brother/Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated

Prominent Judgments and Settlements

  • Confidential (as co-counsel, obtained a settlement $6.5 Million settlement on behalf of a group of African American employees of a Global 50 company to resolve claims of race discrimination, as well as injunctive relief, valued at $10 million, including significant changes to the Company’s employment practices)
  • Confidential (successfully negotiated a confidential separation agreement and severance payment for an athletic director and head coach)

Credentials

Education:

Law School

Temple University Beasley School of Law, JD
Certificate in Trial Advocacy
Staff Editor, Temple International and Comparative Law Journal

Undergraduate

Temple University College of Liberal Arts, B.A.
African American Studies and Political Science
Distinction in Major, Magna Cum Laude

Graduate

Harvard University Business School, Certificate, Executive Leadership

Honors & Awards:

Named the 2021 and 2022 Philadelphia Most Influential African American Leader by The Philadelphia Tribune


“The Legal Intelligencer” Diversity Initiative: 2022


Publications

Co-Author, Antitrust as Antiracism: Antitrust as a Partial Cure for System Racism (and Other Systemic “Isms”), The Antitrust Bulletin (June 2021)


Author, Zimbabwe’s Struggle to Break the Chains of Colonialism: Self-Determination, Land Reform, and International Law33.1 Temp. Int’l & Comp. L.J. (2018)


Author, Electronic Monitoring: A Means to the Continuation of the Commodification of American Bodies, Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. Soc. (Spring 2018)


Author, Walking While Black – A Reflection, Voices @ Temp. L. (January 2018)


 


Admissions

Member – Pennsylvania Bar


Member – New Jersey Bar


Admitted – Third Circuit Court of Appeals


Admitted – Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Admitted – District Court of New Jersey


Clerkships

Federal Judicial Honors Clerkship:


Hon. Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee, Circuit Judge, Third Circuit Court of Appeals


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