Jed Hendrick, the partner-in-charge of Edwards Wildman
's Boston office, has been elected a Trustee of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. Hendrick also serves as a Foundation Fellow. Founded in 1964, the Foundation is the philanthropic partner of the Massachusetts Bar Association. Through its grantmaking and charitable activities, the Foundation works to increase access to justice for all Massachusetts citizens and to support programs that improve the administration of justice across the Commonwealth. In addition, Hendrick is a member of the Boston Bar Association Council and serves on several of its committees.
A partner in the firm's Business Law Department, Hendrick serves as general counsel to numerous public and private companies and also advises closely-held businesses and their boards of directors regarding stockholder and fiduciary matters. He has handled complex commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures and entity formations, both domestic and cross-border, for clients in a variety of industries, including lease finance companies, healthcare providers, mutual insurance companies, technology companies, manufacturers, marketers and distributors of durable and consumer goods, software and food products, agricultural cooperatives, professional service organizations, and real estate investment and development entities.
Hendrick serves as director at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, has been a volunteer tutor and participant in the Boston Plan for Excellence "Principal for a Day" Program at Boston Public Schools, and an author and faculty member on various seminar panels at Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. He earned his undergraduate degree from Providence College and his law degree from Suffolk University Law School.