Shellie R. Reyes



Shellie R. Reyes



Ms. Reyes is a Partner of Clausewitz Reyes. She is an effective business litigator representing individuals and companies in both State and Federal Court proceedings. In her practice, Ms. Reyes handles a wide variety of business and commercial disputes involving breach of contract, contractual provisions, business torts, fiduciary duties, injunction litigation, and fraud for clients in diverse industries, including real estate, construction, oil and gas, technology, healthcare, financial services, transportation, and hospitality.

Ms. Reyes also litigates and counsels on business assets and entities involved in complex divorce proceedings when shareholder or membership interests could be or are the subject of litigation. Ms. Reyes is experienced in all stages of the litigation process and takes care in advising and guiding her clients through each phase of that process, from investigation with pre-suit matters, through the filing or defending of lawsuits and their ultimate resolution whether by trial or settlement.

Ms. Reyes is also dedicated to serving our community. Currently, she serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for Project Transformation, is a member of the Board of Directors for San Antonio Youth Literacy and the Board of Directors for Mexican American Bar Association – San Antonio. She also served on the State Bar of Texas Business Disputes Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Planning Committee for 2021.

Ms. Reyes has been recognized for her achievements in the legal field, named a Best Lawyer by Scene in S.A. Magazine every year since 2016. She has been named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star for her business litigation practice every year since 2019.

Phone: (210) 762-6422


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, TX, May 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, May 2010

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas


  • San Antonio Outstanding Women in Law by S.A. Scene Magazine
    • Business Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, General Litigation (2021, 2022)
  • Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas – San Antonio Chapter, Hermana Award, 2020
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2020, 2021
  • San Antonio’s Best Lawyers by Scene in S.A. Magazine, 2016 –2022
    • 2016 (Family Law, Appellate)
    • 2017 (General Litigation)
    • 2018 (Construction Litigation)
    • 2019 (Business Litigation)
    • 2020 (Business Law)
    • 2021 (Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation)
  • Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation, LEAD Academy Graduate, 2018
  • Latina Leadership Institute, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Alumnae, Cohort 4 (2019)
    • Steering Committee Member, Cohort 5 (2020)


  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellows
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation Fellow (2021)
  • San Antonio Bar Association
    • Family Law Section, Executive Board, Officer at Large (2019-2021)
    • Litigation Section, Member
  • Mexican American Bar Association – San Antonio, Board of Directors (2021-present)
    • Secretary
    • Scholarship Committee, Member
  • Project Transformation Rio Texas, Board of Directors (2020-Present)
    • Chair 2022
    • Development Committee, Chair (2020-2021)
  • San Antonio Youth Literacy, Board of Directors (2020-Present)
  • San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Latina Leadership Institute Steering Committee – Cohort 5 (2020)
  • State Bar of Texas
    • 2021 Business Disputes Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Planning Committee, Member
  • Texas Bar College
  • Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas
  • William S. Sessions Inn of Court

Publications & Presentations

  • Attorney at Law Magazine, “Dividing Business Interests to Make Final Decree of Divorce Final,” July 2019
  • San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn: “Is your Business Protected? Asset Protection for Business Owners in Texas,” May 2019
  • San Antonio Bar Association Family Law Section Luncheon: “Business Interests and Divorce,” June 2018
  • San Antonio Bar Association’s Extreme Family Law Makeover: “It’s No Longer Taboo: Same-Sex Marriage & Divorce in Texas” – Lesh Case Panel, February 2015
  • San Antonio Bar Association’s Bench Motions and Trials VII: “Unwritten Rules for Practicing in Bexar County,” with Judge Antonia “Toni” Arteaga, May 2015

In the News

Shellie Reyes Elected a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine: Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2021

Shellie Reyes Selected as 2021 Fellow by San Antonio Bar Foundation

Shellie Reyes Named to Annual List of Top Women Lawyers in Texas for Business Litigation

Shellie Reyes Named Partner at Clausewitz Law Firm in San Antonio

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine: Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2020

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Announcing our 2020 Co-Chairs for the Latina Leadership Institute!

San Antonio Business Journal: People on the Move

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