Reed is a Meridian native and joined Glover, Young, Hammack, Walton and Simmons in October of 2009. Reed graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in 2004 with degrees in Business Marketing and History. Reed returned to Mississippi and earned his Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law in 2008.
Prior to working with Glover, Young, Hammack, Walton and Simmons, PLLC, Reed clerked for various Mississippi Judges on both the trial and appellate levels. Most recently, he clerked for the Honorable Lester F. Williamson, Jr. of the 10th Judicial Circuit Court.
Reed has gained experience in a range of legal areas, including Insurance Defenses, Real Estate, Products Liability, Business law, Workers Compensation and Municipal Law. It is Reed's intention to continue to build a versatile practice with Glover, Young, Hammack Walton and Simmons and become an integral part of the Meridian legal community.
Reed has served as the treasurer of the Lauderdale County Bar Association and is a member of the American and Mississippi Bar Associations. He is a member of the Mississippi Young Lawyers Association, the local Kiwanis Club, Meridian Young Professionals and is currently on the Vice President of Operations for the Boys & Girls Club of East Mississippi. Reed was also awarded the Mississippi Bar Lawyer Citizenship Award in 2014 for his work in the community.
Reed's wife, the former Elizabeth Rhae Randall of Demopolis, is also a practicing attorney in Meridian. They have two sons, Edward Locke Darsey and William Finley Darsey.
Coupling a strong business background with his experiences in the Mississippi Judiciary, Reed has begun to build a strong foundation for a practice in general civil litigation.