Winthrop B. ("Win") Reed, III is a trusted adviser to clients in complex matters relating to antitrust, information technology, commercial litigation, health care, class action, and franchise law. Win built his practice by developing strong personal and professional relationships in the business community in St. Louis and across the region, and he is known for his enthusiastic commitment to his clients. Win's clients know they can reach him day or night, no matter the issue.

Win thrives when his clients bring him their big, complex problems, and he has a knack for quickly getting to the heart of an issue. Win and his team tackle every case head-on with a creative, resourceful approach, offering a great value to his clients.

As a respected attorney in the Firm, Win serves on the Firm's Management Committee and is also a long-time member of the Firm's E-Discovery Committee.

Practice Areas


  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1994)
    • Moot Court Board
    • Trial Advocacy, faculty fellowship
    • Academic Achievement Award Secured Transactions
  • Tufts University (B.A., 1991)
    • History
    • Sigma Phi Epsilon
    • Army ROTC
    • Tufts soccer, captain

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys


  • U.S. District Courts
    • Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
    • District of Kansas
  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar

Charitable & Civic Activities

  • Mercy East Health Communities
    • Board Chair
  • Mercy Hospital South
    • Board of Directors
  • St. Louis Zoo
    • Former Chairman, Commission
  • Boniface Foundation
    • Chairman
  • Opera Theatre of St. Louis
    • Board of Directors
    • Corporate Sponsorship Committee
    • Governance Committee
  • Midwest BankCentre
    • Legal Board
    • Executive Board Member and 2nd Lead Director

Military Service

  • Infantry officer in the Illinois Army National Guard and Reserves, eight years

Firm Committees

  • Member, Management Committee
  • Member, E-Discovery Committee

Honors & Awards

  • Trustee of the Year, Missouri Hospital Association (2019)
  • The Best Lawyers® (2010-2024)