Reid J. Perkins



Reid Perkins has both knowledge of the law and real-life practical experience. In addition to representing individuals, Reid Perkins acts as counsel for a number of businesses, advising those businesses on a wide variety of issues including labor and employment issues, human resources, litigation, contracts, and property transactions (easements, leases, purchases and sales, etc.). Reid has represented clients in virtually every county and in every court in Montana.

He has substantial experience representing both individuals and companies in litigation up to and through trial and appeal. Reid is who clients hire when they need the best representation possible; whether litigating in the courtroom or understanding a business transaction, Reid can help with your unique legal needs. If a client is currently in litigation, or trying to avoid litigation, Reid is the competent attorney who cares, who is candid, and who finds the best outcome for the client’s situation.



  • University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
    • J.D. – 2002, With Honors
  • University of Montana
    • B.A. – 1997, With Honors
    • Major: Psychology


  • University of Montana
    • B.A. – 1998, With Honors
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Asian Studies

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Montana, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • ASLA- Recognized in Top 100 Litigation Attorneys in MT, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2013 – present; commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Pro Bono Activities

  • United Way of Missoula County
  • Former Board Member and Current Counsel for Missoula’s Head Start Program


Community Activities and Support

  • CASA of Missoula, Board Member 2020 – present
  • Pheasants Forever


Representative Cases

  • Babcock v. Casey’s Management, LLC, 2021 MT 215, 405 Mont. 237, 494 P.3d 222
  • Craig Tracts Homeowners’ Association, Inc., et al. v. Brown Drake, LLC, 2020 MT 305, 402 Mont. 223, 477 P.3d 283
  • New St. Marie, LLC, v. Kelly, et al., 2018 WL 1453480
  • Lucas v. Stevenson, 2013 MT 15, 368 Mont. 269, 294 P.3d 377
  • Tacke v. Montana Lakeshore Properties, LLC, 2011 MT 197, 361 Mont. 390, 260 P.3d 128
  • Mill Creek Ltd. Partnership v. Lodge, 2010 MT 65, 355 Mont. 478, 228 P.3d 1144
  • Morigeau v. Gorman, 2010 MT 36, 2010 MT 36, 355 Mont. 225, 225 P.3d 1260
  • Brewer v. Hawkinson, 2009 MT 346, 353 Mont. 154, 221 P.3d 643
  • In re Theresa Chabot, 411 B.R. 685 (D.Mont. 2009)
  • Nasca v. Hull, 2004 MT 306, 323 Mont. 484, 100 P.3d 997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Montana
  • Western Montana Bar Association
  • Montana Defense Trial Lawyers
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Services
  • American Society of Legal Advocates

Past Employment Positions

  • Worden Thane P.C., Intern

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