Charles Reid Kline


Reid Kline focuses his practice on commercial litigation, with a strong emphasis on contract disputes, international disputes and real estate property development litigation. Reid has practiced breach of contract, business torts, professional malpractice defense, and family law at trial and appellate levels.

Prior to joining the firm, Reid was management and in-house legal counsel at a Florida company with more than 600 employees. While there, he managed service operations and advised and represented the company. He also practiced as a solo practitioner focusing on commercial litigation. He was general counsel for a realty company where he managed commercial litigation for a medical office developer and an attorney at a Florida law firm focusing on commercial and corporate litigation.

Reid received his bachelor’s degree from Emory University. Reid earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. While in law school, he interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Florida, was a member of the honor council, and a final round competitor in Moot Court.


Cozen O’Connor Continues Growth in Miami Office with Addition of Three Commercial Litigators

March 22, 2017

Cozen O’Connor expanded its Miami office with the addition of three commercial litigators: Charles C. Kline, Jason Domark and Reid Kline, all joining as members. Charles Kline and Domark were both formerly with White & Case. Reid Kline joins the firm from Kelly Tractor Co.


Key Takeaways From the Buzz Aldrin Family Dispute [Daily Business Review]

April 15, 2019

Jason Domark, Charles C. Kline and Reid Kline discuss famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin settling a lawsuit with two of his children and his former business manager. The complaint, filed in Florida state court, alleged that the defendants assumed access to Aldrin's personal credit cards, bank accounts, trust money, space memorabilia and other property.

Turning the Plaintiff Against Itself Using the Wrongful Conduct Rule [Daily Business Review]

July 30, 2018

Jason Domark, Chuck Kline, and Reid Kline, co-authored, "Turning the Plaintiff Against Itself Using the Wrongful Conduct Rule" for the Daily Business Review.

How Accounting Claims Can Be Game-Changers in International Litigation

April 18, 2018

Jason Domark, Charles Kline, and Reid Kline, members in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, published, "How Accounting Claims Can Be Game-Changers in International Litigation" for the Daily Business Review.

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  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Emory University, B.A., 2000
  • Florida