Hirschler Fleischer is pleased to announce that its partner Lisa J. Hedrick has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as one of a select few Emerging Leaders in mergers and acquisitions. The list of 2016 winners was chosen by an independent judging panel from a pool of prominent nominees for their notable accomplishments in business and service to the community, and includes professionals from throughout the U.S. and Europe. Hedrick will be recognized at an awards gala at the New York Athletic Club on June 10.
“This honor acknowledges Lisa’s outstanding commitment to her clients and active involvement in the M&A industry,” said James L. Weinberg, president of Hirschler Fleischer. “Her leadership further advances our ability to provide top-notch counsel to our clients, and we are pleased to see her achievements recognized among such an impressive list of industry peers.”
Hedrick counsels clients in complex matters dealing with mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, private equity, business formation and general business law. At Hirschler Fleischer, Hedrick is a member of the Women’s Initiatives Network and the Recruiting Committee.
Outside of the firm, Hedrick is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, the Virginia Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar. Additionally, she is actively involved in the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Richmond Chapter and the Richmond Bar Association’s Business Section Executive Committee, formerly serving as Chair of the RBA’s Business Section. In 2014, Lisa founded the Richmond Women in M&A Group to encourage the recruitment, retention and promotion of women in M&A professions.
In January 2016, Hedrick was named the “2015 Young Lawyer of the Year” by the Richmond Bar Association for her active leadership in the organization and her continued contributions to the legal profession.
Hedrick earned her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary, and her law degree from Washington and Lee School of Law.
Luis F. Ruiz