Blake Reese

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

Blake Reese is a senior product manager at Google, where he leads cross-functional product development teams in creating new technologies. He previously practiced law at Google for five years, advising cross-functional product teams and senior management on global legal issues impacting the products and services. Additionally, Reese has done significant deal work throughout the world and developed Google’s creditor strategies inside and outside bankruptcy. Before joining Google, he worked as an associate at the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. At Milbank, he advised a range of companies, including startups, global tech companies, large banks, and stock exchanges, on all aspects of intellectual property law, specifically litigation, transactions, and prosecution.

In addition to lecturing at Columbia Law School, Reese also teaches a graduate course at Columbia Business School.

He pursued a J.D. at the George Washington University Law School and a M.S. in technical innovation management at Johns Hopkins University. He also attended the University of Florida.