Allen J. Reis

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Allen J. Reis is a Senior Shareholder at Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA, where he was made a named partner in 1994 in recognition of his many contributions to the firm. Mr. Reis is chiefly responsible for WWR's growth in Central Ohio, and continues to lead the firm today as a member of its Management Committee. Mr. Reis also serves as the primary business sponsor for all information technology initiatives within the Firm, providing both strategic guidance as well as operational expertise.

In Central Ohio, he leads the firm's Commercial Collections practice, including commercial banking, commercial business, special collections, and commercial agency collections. He works with a range of clients, from community banks and credit unions to some of the largest and most recognizable financial institutions in the United States. Mr. Reis represents his clients through all stages of litigation and collections in order to help them collect on loans, B2B trade debt, credit cards, fraud, and many other types of commercial debt.

Mr. Reis is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics. He has also been recognized seven times by Ohio Super Lawyers (2007-08, 2010, 2012-15).

Mr. Reis is admitted in Ohio and licensed to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. He is a member of the American, Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations, as well as a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. Al received a B.A. in history from The Ohio State University in 1973, and his J.D. from the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law in 1976.

Mr. Reis is an active member of the Central Ohio community. He volunteers with the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and is heavily involved with the YMCA, volunteering at its Family Center, as a Youth Leader, and as a member of the Building Committee.

Practice Areas:

Commercial Collections
Business to Business Collection Group
Commercial Banking Group
Special/Complex Collections Group

Honors & Distinctions:

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated Attorney
Ohio Super Lawyers (2007-08, 2010, 2012-15)

Bar Admissions:

Ohio (1976)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio) (1976)
U.S. District Court (Southern District of Ohio) (1980)

Education:

J.D., The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (1976)
B.A., History, The Ohio State University 1973

Continuing Education:

FDCPA: sponsored by OCAA (2014)
Current State of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (2012)


Professional Affiliations:

American Bar Association
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Phi Alpha Theta

Community Involvement:

Mid-Ohio Foodbank: Volunteer
YWCA Family Center: Volunteer
YWCA: Building Committee, Youth Leader

Allen J. Reis 

Shareholder
Columbus
Phone: 614.801.2771
Fax: 614.801.2604
Email: areis@weltman.com