Terrence J.L. Reeves


Detroit, MI
Phone: 248.359.7318    Fax: 248.359.7700


Terrence J.L. Reeves is an attorney in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Detroit office. Mr. Reeves represents start-ups, emerging companies and venture capital funds through all stages of financings and exit transactions, and leverages his experience as a co-founder and consultant to deliver value-adding legal solutions at the intersection of risk awareness (business, financial and legal), competitive advantage and growth. Mr. Reeves advises high-growth clients across various sectors, including digital health, fintech, adtech, insurtech, AI and mobility. 

Civically, Mr. Reeves serves on the board of directors for the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF). The MSF board oversees economic development for the State of Michigan, with ongoing funding in excess of $1 billion per year. He also advises entrepreneurs through the University of Michigan’s Michigan Business Challenge and MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge. Mr. Reeves is a member of the IrishAngels, an angel network of Notre Dame alums, and a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, education and venture capital related matters in the region.

Mr. Reeves joined Pepper from Taft, Stettinius and Hollister, LLP. He previously served as an AUSA in the Eastern District of Michigan, where he led a district-wide Financial Crimes Task Force to record performance. While at the DOJ, his multi-agency team enforced regulations covering money service businesses, including the Patriot Act and Bank Secrecy Act. Mr. Reeves started his career at Miller Canfield.


  • M.B.A., Corporate Finance and Strategy, magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
  • Venture Capital Program, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
  • J.D., Wayne State University Law School
  • B.S., Political Science, Eastern Michigan University

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  • Michigan

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