Brad Reid is Professor of Business Law and Business Ethics and Senior Scholar of the Dean Institute for Corporate Governance and Integrity at Lipscomb University. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D. from the University of Texas. He worked for Exxon and was in the private practice of law prior to an academic career of approximately forty years, receiving teaching, scholarship, and service awards. He has numerous publications and papers in employment law, marketing law, and intellectual property law. He is the founder and first editor of the Southern Law Journal and Atlantic Law Journal, among numerous editorial assignments. He was a long term contributor to a legal column in the Journal of Marketing and has written extensively for Computing Reviews. He blogs about legal and ethical issues for the Huffington Post. He has been active in his congregation and assisted numerous nonprofit organizations throughout his career.