Melissa Hedrick.


Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude, Florida State University College of Law (2018)

  • Honors: Order of the Coif; Florida State University Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor

Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, Florida State University (2015)

  • Major: English and Communications
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
  • The Florida Bar, 2018
    • Administrative Law Section
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyers
  • Radey Law Firm, Associate (2020-2023)
  • Florida Supreme Court, Staff Attorney to Chief Justice Charles T. Canady (2018-2020)
  • Florida Supreme Court, Intern to Chief Justice Charles T. Canady (2017)
  • Radey Law Firm, Summer Associate (2017)
  • The Florida Bar, Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism, Law Clerk (2016-2017)
  • Florida Department of Children and Families, Intern (2016)

Melissa Hedrick

Administrative Law | Government Contracts
Regulatory Compliance | Commercial Litigation

Melissa focuses her practice in the areas of Florida administrative law, government contracts/procurement, and complex commercial litigation. She practices all areas of Florida administrative law and appellate advocacy, including licensure, bid protests, government contracts, rulemaking, and rule challenges. She also represents clients in complex commercial litigation including a variety of commercial disputes in both state and federal court.

She received her undergraduate degree in English and Communications from Florida State University in 2015, graduating Summa Cum Laude. In 2018, she graduated in the top five percent of her class from Florida State University College of Law, where she earned the highest grade in six courses and served as an editor of the Florida State University Law Review.

Before entering private practice, Melissa was a staff attorney to Chief Justice Charles T. Canady of the Florida Supreme Court.