SINCE 2004 WE’VE BEEN EXCLUSIVELY DEDICATED TO WORKING WITH C SUITE EXECUTIVES, ENTREPRENEURS, & CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.  

SCHEEL LEGAL IS A TEAM OF 4 EXCEPTIONAL LEGAL PROFESSIONALS.

Kristin Scheel, Managing Partner

Managing Partner, Kristin Scheel Downes, is passionate about the impact of entrepreneurship and building sustainable local economies.  She brings over a decade of corporate counsel and business experience to her clients, having successfully advised Fortune 100 companies in complex commercial negotiations, hundreds of small to medium-sized businesses, and thriving social enterprises in periods of high growth and major change.  

Kristin graduated in the top of her class from South Texas College of Law, and received a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Texas A&M University.  She is admitted to practice law in the States of Oregon and Texas.

Kristin is an Impact Austin philanthropist, and advisor to SXSWedu, City of Austin REverse Pitch, and an adviser to the University of Texas McCombs School of Business MBA Social Entrepreneurship Learning Lab, Impact Haven (a social impact entrepreneurship incubator program), and Kairos Ed.