Alexander Y. “Sandy” Thomas has been reelected global managing partner at Reed Smith LLP, the law firm announced Tuesday. Thomas is based in the Tysons and Washington, D.C. offices.
Thomas’ four-year term is effective Tuesday through July 31, 2020. He is the 11th managing partner in the law firm’s 140-year history. As global managing partner, Thomas leads more than 1,700 lawyers in 27 offices worldwide.
“It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the firm’s Global Managing Partner, and I appreciate the continued confidence of my partners,” Thomas said in a statement. “I am proud of what we have accomplished and look forward to further strategic growth focused on our five leading industry groups: financial industry, life sciences/healthcare, media & entertainment, energy & natural resources and shipping.”