Education

J.D., cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law

 

B.A., Political Science & Public Policy, with honors in liberal arts, Southern Methodist University

 

Bar Admissions

•    State Bar of Texas

Reasha Hedke

Biography

Reasha Hedke focuses her practice on complex corporate and transactional matters and employment matters. Ms. Hedke represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, securities transactions, and credit facilities, and counsels clients with respect to general corporate governance matters.  Ms. Hedke’s employment practice focuses on advising companies in their employment policies, agreements, and executive compensation, as well as assisting on a broad array of commercial disputes involving issues of overtime pay, discrimination, and non-competition/non-solicitation agreements. Ms. Hedke also has experience in estate planning, real estate, and banking law. 

Due to her leadership skills and experience, Ms. Hedke was selected as a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class of 2015 where she served as the Executive Co-Chair for the Dallas Bridge Bash, a fundraiser that raised over $50,000 to benefit Communities in Schools, a non-profit that addresses the needs of at-risk children in Dallas, Texas, by working with them to improve their grades, test scores, behavioral issues, and school attendance.  Ms. Hedke also serves on the Dallas CASA Young Professionals Council.

Educational and Professional Background

Ms. Hedke received her J.D., cum laude, from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she served as Senior Staff Editor for the SMU Science and Technology Law Review. She received her B.A., with honors in the liberal arts, in Political Science and Public Policy from Southern Methodist University.

Prior to entering law school, Ms. Hedke worked in the corporate world, as Director of Market Development for a medical practice.  Her business experience has allowed her to more thoroughly understand and easily relate to the needs of her clients.

As a second year law student, Ms. Hedke was selected to intern with the Honorable Jeff Kaplan, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, and spent her summer working with Scheef & Stone as a Diversity Intern.  During law school, Ms. Hedke volunteered with Advocates for Community Transformation and served as the Vice President of the SMU Human Rights Law Association.

While in law school, Ms. Hedke traveled to Haifa, Israel and studied Comparative Business Entities and Comparative Civil Liberties through the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Haifa Summer Law Institute.  While earning her undergraduate degrees, Ms. Hedke studied abroad in Madrid, Spain at the Fundación Jose Ortega y Gasset y Gregorio Marañón through the SMU in Spain program as she pursued a Spanish minor.

 
Professional and Community Involvement
 
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas CASA, Child Advocate and Social Co-Chair on Young Professionals Council
  • Scheef & Stone Diversity, Business Development, & Practice Management Committees
  • SMU Science and Technology Law Review, Senior Staff Editor
  • DAYL 2015 Leadership Class, Executive Co-Chair of the Dallas Bridge Bash

Honors and Awards

  • Rupert and Lillian Radford Scholarship Recipient

 

Dallas Office

Ph (214) 706-4200
Fx (214) 706-4242
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201

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