Charles V. Hedrick

Retired Partner


Charles V. Hedrick is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Hedrick advises business clients on corporate, securities, commercial, and banking matters. He has served as lender’s counsel and as borrower’s counsel in connection with numerous complex financing transactions. Mr. Hedrick has also assisted clients in developing and implementing strategies for loan restructuring and workouts. He represents corporations and partnerships in general business matters, including the raising of capital, and is experienced in advising clients in the area of business combinations. He is chair of the Finance & Financial Institutions Practice and a member of the Transactional & Securities Practice and Sports and Health Care Industry Teams. Mr. Hedrick is former managing partner of Foley’s Jacksonville office.


Mr. Hedrick graduated, with honors, in 1979 from the University of Florida College of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, tax editor of the University of Florida Law Review (1978), and author of "Case Comment," University of Florida Law Review (1978). He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1976.


Mr. Hedrick has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2010 in the field of banking law and was named 2012 and 2015 Jacksonville Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, in 2011 - 2014, The Legal 500 recognized Mr. Hedrick for his work in corporate restructuring and project finance.


Mr. Hedrick was a member of the Jacksonville Super Bowl Host Committee, and is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville. He is on the board of directors for Leadership Jacksonville, Dreams Come True, the Downtown Ecumenical Services Council and the Cathedral Arts Project. He is a member of the Downtown Rotary Club.

Admissions and Professional Memberships

Mr. Hedrick is admitted to practice in Florida and in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is a member of The Florida Bar and the Jacksonville and American Bar Associations.