Heather is a civil litigator, representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including commercial and business disputes, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury claims, transportation litigation, product liability actions, and employment-related matters. Heather litigates in federal and state courts in Maryland and jurisdictions nationwide.
Prior to joining Ansa Assuncao, Heather completed a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. During law school, she served on the executive board of the Maryland Law Review and was awarded the Joseph Bernstein Prize for legal writing and the William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional achievements and service to the school of law.
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law (2011), cum laude
B.A., University of Rochester (2008)
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Honorable Paul W. Grimm (2011–2012)