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Cheryl is a senior associate in the firm’s Labor & Employment Group, who represents clients in a variety of litigation matters with a focus on labor, employment, and commercial cases. She has a great breadth of experience in general civil litigation, having worked mainly for small litigation boutique firms prior to joining Reed Smith in their Houston office. Cheryl has represented clients in disputes ranging from pre-litigation stages through appeal and involving, for example, oil and gas, personal injury, products liability, construction defect, employment, health care, and commercial matters. Cheryl’s strengths lie in civil procedure and litigation strategy regardless of the subject matter or field. In the labor and employment context, Cheryl’s practice focuses on representing clients in labor arbitration and employment discrimination and retaliation matters.


  • Baylor University School of Law, 2011, J.D.,

    cum laude

  • University of Texas, 2006, B.S., with honors

  • Texas

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - New Mexico

  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation
    • Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Committee – editorial team member, former social media co-chair. former newsletter editor-in-chief
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Habitat for Humanity committee member
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow

Awards & Recognition

  • American Bar Association - Outstanding Subcommittee Chair for the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program Committee, 2015-2016