Firm President 

H. Wesley Reeder

PRACTICE AREAS

Corporate

A Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney recognized as a Florida Legal Elite attorney in 2019, H. Wesley “Wes” Reeder focuses his practice in the areas of construction and commercial litigation serving a broad range of clients including Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Developers, material suppliers and business owners.

He also practices in the areas of eminent domain and real estate litigation. As a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Wes mediates cases in person or via remote capabilities, involving construction and business disputes, foreclosures, condemnation proceedings and real estate matters.

Wes is a retired Naval Reserve Officer with more than 24 years of aviation industry related service to the federal government and the U.S. Military. While on active duty in the U.S. Navy, Wes had the honor of serving as a crewman with the Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron (a.k.a. Blue Angels).

Experience

  • Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon
    • Firm President: 2020 – current 
    • Managing Shareholder: 2014
    • Shareholder: 2006
    • Associate: 2001
  • Office of the State Attorney
    • Assistant States Attorney: 1999
  • Naval Aviation Depot Jacksonville
    • 1994–1999
  • Naval Aviation Depot Pensacola
    • 1979–1994
  • U.S. Navy
    • 1973–1979
  • U.S. Navy Reserves
    • 1989–2004

Education

  • Columbia College, BA Independent Studies, 1995
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. w/Honors, 1999
  • University of West Florida, 1994

Bar Admissions

Florida

Courts

  • All Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Florida Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Naval Reserve Officers Association
  • Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce
    • General Counsel
  • Pensacola Gulf Breeze Rotary Club
    • Member
  • Pensacola Heritage Foundation
    • Member: Past President
  • Sacred Heart Foundation Board
    • Member 
    • Past Chair
  • Fiesta Forces
    • Member
  • Fiesta Conquistador
    • Member: Past President
  • Pensacola Runners Association
    • Member
  • Fiesta of Five Flags
    • Past Executive Committee Member
  • Christ Episcopal Church in Pensacola
    • Member

Recognition & Awards

  • Board Certified in Construction Law, Florida Bar
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite 2019