Dixie K. Hieb
Dixie K. Hieb
Dixie is a member of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. Her practice focuses on bank regulatory compliance and trust company formation and operation. Dixie’s regulatory practice covers all facets of consumer disclosures, including those related to credit cards, prepaid cards, student loans, other closed-end loans, and deposit accounts. Dixie has expertise in electronic banking and electronic delivery of disclosures, and she advises clients on CRA issues. She has been a member of the Governor’s Task Force on Trust Review and Reform since 2018. Dixie is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Dixie has received a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Peer Rating, indicating the attorney is widely respected for high professional achievement and ethical standards. She has been selected as a 2023 Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year in the area of Banking and Finance Law, and by Best Lawyers® in the areas of Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships,) Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, and Corporate Law, and has been ranked by Chambers and Partners in the area of Corporate/Commercial Law.
Dixie has a passion for preserving historic buildings, and previously served as Chair on the Sioux Falls Board of Historic Preservation. Dixie also serves on the Board for Volunteers of America, Dakotas and has been a member of other community boards, including Ronald McDonald House Charities and the South Dakota Bankers Foundation. Dixie is an active member of the First United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Glen, have four adult children and four lovely grandchildren.
Earlier this year, FinCEN assessed a $1.5 million civil money penalty against South Dakota-chartered Kingdom Trust Company for willful violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. This was FinCEN’s first enforcement action against a trust company, and the South Dakota...
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 18 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2024 for South Dakota, in 22 different practice areas. In addition, two Davenport Evans lawyers were named 2024 Best...
Lawyers from Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith LLP in Sioux Falls, SD have again been ranked Tier One by Chambers USA. In South Dakota, rankings are given in five categories: Corporate/Commercial Law, Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Labor &...
Thank you to all who joined us for the 16th Annual Davenport Evans Banking Seminar, Friday, April 21, at The Country Club of Sioux Falls. Click on the images below, or click through the image viewer, for photos from the day. The seminar began with a hot breakfast and...
The Federal Bank Secrecy Act is aimed at preventing money laundering and the financing of terrorism or other criminal activity, and suspicious activity reporting is a key component of the BSA framework. A bank’s failure to file suspicious activity reports or its...
Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that 17 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers® 2023 for South Dakota, in 22 different practice areas. In addition, three Davenport Evans lawyers were named 2023 Best...
The federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and its implementing Regulation B are designed to prevent discrimination in credit decisions. While many of the requirements and prohibitions of the ECOA and Regulation B seem intuitive, the potential discriminatory...
Legalized marijuana is here to stay – in what form and with how much risk is yet to be determined. To assess and control that risk, South Dakota bankers should become familiar with the various new state and local laws and have a clear understanding of the Federal laws...
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Partner: 1998 – present
Associate: 1995 – 1997
Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison
Certified Public Accountant,
Dakota Wesleyan University
University of South Dakota
(Masters of Public Accountancy, 1986)
Stanford Law School
State Bar of South Dakota
American Bar Association
State Bar of California
Admitted to Practice (State):
South Dakota, 1994
Executive Editor, Stanford Law Review (1990 – 1991)
Protecting what you’ve built.