Professor Reichard is an award-winning teacher with experience in private practice, business, and public service. During her six-year tenure at Hinshaw & Culbertson in Chicago, she wrote and argued appellate briefs and produced a book on employment law entitled Employment Termination: Rights and Remedies (2d ed. 1993).
At the Special Commission on the Administration of Justice, Reichard investigated problems in Chicago's courts after Operation Greylord, an FBI probe, revealed widespread corruption.
Reichard is a member of the bar in Indiana and Illinois. She has written bar exam questions and has led Continuing Legal Education seminars on legal writing. She has also taught Legal Writing in Bangkok, Thailand.