Hilary Reed is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Houston Law Center. From 2007-2017, Professor Reed taught Legal Research and Writing at Pepperdine University School of Law, and she teaches education law in the Masters of Legal Studies and Masters of Dispute Resolution programs. While at Pepperdine she directed the Appellate Moot Court Program. Professor Reed earned a B.A. in History from Abilene Christian University, magna cum laude. She then earned her J.D. at Pepperdine University School of Law, magna cum laude. After law school, she joined O'Melveny & Myers LLP as an associate in their downtown Los Angeles office. At O'Melveny, her practice areas included general litigation and corporate bankruptcy.