Reem Sadik is an associate on the Special Matters and Government Investigations team in King & Spalding's Washington, D.C. office. Previously, Reem served as a law clerk to the Honorable James R. Spencer of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
A native of South Carolina, Reem received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from American University Washington College of Law in 2014. While in law school, she served as assistant director of the 19th Annual Burton D. Wechsler Moot Court Competition, worked as Professor Cynthia Jones’ research assistant on a book series, and served as a member of the Administrative Law Review, the most widely circulated student law review in the country and the official publication of the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. She was also the recipient of the Andrew F. Popper Exemplary Service Award for the Administrative Law Review. Reem received her M.A. in International Training and Education, magna cum laude, from American University in May 2011. She also holds a B.A. in English, cum laude, from Sewanee: The University of the South, where she was a Regents and Hearst Merit Scholar, a member of the Order of the Gownsmen Academic Honor Society, the Secretary of the Society of Sewanee Scholars, an elected member of the Student Alumni Leadership Council, and a minority peer-mentor. Reem also participated in a Language Immersion Program at Lebanese American University in Beirut and studied at St. John’s College, Oxford University.
During her education, Reem interned on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She also worked in the Visits division of the Office of the Chief of Protocol in the U.S. Department of State, in the Leadership Office of the Majority Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, and for Meet the Press.
Reem’s community service involvement includes: Founding Member of Meridian International Center’s Council on Women’s Leadership; Co-Chair of the 2014 Washington Ballet gala; Young Professional Co-Chair of the 2012 Meridian Ball; Steering Committee of the Washington Ballet’s Jeté Society; Board Member of the South Carolina Arts Foundation; Volunteer for the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation in Charleston, S.C.; Member of the District of Columbia and South Carolina Bar Associations; Sustaining Member of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association; and a 2015-2016 American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Scholar.