Hirschler Fleischer is pleased to announce that its president James L. Weinberg has been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as part of its elite group of Leaders in the Law for 2016. In addition, partner Lisa J. Hedrick is included on the publication’s inaugural list of Up & Coming Lawyers. Weinberg and Hedrick will be honored at an awards reception at the John Marshall Hotel in Richmond on October 27.
Weinberg concentrates his practice on security matters, merger and acquisition transactions, capital funding for middle-market businesses and legal advice for closely held entities. He has represented sellers in a variety of manufacturing and services industries. As an active member of the Richmond community, Weinberg recently completed a term of service as chair of the Richmond Jewish Foundation, where he spearheaded a national education program that aims to teach synagogues and other nonprofits how to build endowments. In addition, he is a past-president of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and the Central Virginia Food Bank, where he helped drive the merger of the Food Bank and Meals on Wheels.
Weinberg earned his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
Hedrick counsels clients in complex matters dealing with mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, private equity, business formation and general business law. She is an active member of Hirschler Fleischer's Women’s Initiatives Network and co-chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee. Outside of the office, Hedrick is part of the American Bar Association’s Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar. In addition, she is involved in the National Association of Women Business Owners’ (NAWBO) Richmond Chapter and the Richmond Bar Association’s Business Section Executive Committee. Earlier this year, Hedrick was named among Emerging Leaders in M&A by The M&A Advisor and as “Young Lawyer of the Year” by the Richmond Bar Association.
Hedrick earned her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and her law degree from Washington and Lee School of Law.
Virginia Lawyers Weekly provides insight on current cases and legal news throughout the state. For the past 11 years, the publication annually recognizes Leaders in the Law who are improving Virginia’s justice system. This marks the first year recognizing Up & Coming lawyers who are making their marks within the first 10 years of practice.