Rieko H. Shepherd

Rieko Shepherd is an associate who represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters. She was previously a summer associate at WilmerHale.  

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Shepherd was a judicial intern for Justice Budd of the Supreme Judicial Court. Before that, she was a legal intern with the Education Equity Project for the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, a legal intern with Lawyers for Children, a paralegal with Staten Island Legal Services, a constituent services volunteer with the Office of New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, and a full-time Geometry teacher with Blue Engine. Ms. Shepherd also spent time as a democracy coach with Generation Citizen and as a student accountant at Columbia University’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy.

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  • Education

    • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2019

    • BA, Music, Columbia University, 2013

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts