Michelle Reid is a member of Bricker Graydon's Real Estate Practice Group. She has routinely counseled developers and lenders in various areas, such as acquisition, financing, ownership, development, leasing, and sale of  multi-family, retail, office, and industrial properties.  She is also experienced in analyzing ALTA surveys, reviewing title documents and skillfully negotiating with title agents to mitigate client risk.

Michelle independently handles the preparation and negotiation of diverse real estate development documents, including purchase and sale agreements, easements, reciprocal easement agreements, declarations of restrictions, closing documents, escrow agreements and letters, and loan documents. She plays a crucial role in advising on residential, mixed-use, and commercial condominiums in OH and KY. Additionally, she efficiently counsels landlords and tenants on the intricacies of residential, retail, office, and industrial leases, including ground leases.

Industries & Practices


University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude (2013)

University of Louisville, B.A. Economics; Minor, Political Science, summa cum laude (2010)


Rising Star, Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters® (2023)

Next Generation Leader Award – Professional Services from NKY Chamber of Commerce (2022)

Professional Activities

Spring 2024 Participant, Kenton County KY’s Accelerate Program

Class of 2024, Leadership Northern Kentucky, NKY Chamber of Commerce

Member, Commercial Real Estate Women Cincinnati (Jan 2021–Present)

Summer Supervisor, UC College of Law Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (Jun 2019–Present)

Director, Gateway Foundation – Gateway Community and Technical College (Feb 2018–Present)

Member, Cincinnati Bar Association (Jan 2014–Present)

Member, Northern Kentucky Bar Association (Jan 2014–Present)

Outside The Office

In her free time, Michelle participates in CrossFit and swims. She also enjoys going to the many events Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati have to offer with her husband and three children.

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Michelle E. Reid

Of Counsel
  • 312 Walnut Street
    Suite 1800
    Cincinnati, OH 45202 -4152


  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
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