Heather S. Heidelbaugh: Lawyer with Leech Tishman

Heather S. Heidelbaugh

Pittsburgh,  PA  U.S.A.

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  • Litigation
    University University of Missouri-Columbia (B.A. in Economics/Political Science)
    Law SchoolUniversity of Missouri School of Law, J.D.
    Admitted1984, Missouri; 1985, Illinois; 1987, Pennsylvania; 1994, West Virginia; Ohio
    BornSt. Louis, Missouri, October 19, 1958

    Heather Heidelbaugh is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group and is an experienced litigator who has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters for business and individuals. Heather focuses her practice primarily on tort, intellectual property, product liability, natural resources and election law litigation.

    Heather is a well-known public commentator on issues related to politics, law and elections. She appears weekly on WQED-TV as a panelist on "4802," a public affairs program in Pittsburgh and has been interviewed or quoted by a number of national and local television shows and publications. She currently serves on the Allegheny County Council as an At-Large Member.

    Prior to joining Leech Tishman, Heather was a shareholder at Babst Calland Clements and Zomnir, P.C.


    Babst Calland Clements and Zomnir, P.C.

    Professional Memberships

    Allegheny County Bar Association (Past President, Young Lawyers Section; Past Chair, Civil Litigation Section; Past Editor, Civil Litigation Newsletter)

    Allegheny County Bar Foundation (Fellow)

    Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow; Co-Chair of Board of Directors)

    Republican National Lawyers Association (Co-Chair)

    Professional Accolades

    Allegheny County Bar Association Pro Bono Award (First Recipient)

    Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney

    Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010-2013)

    Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine Corporate Counsel Edition (2008, 2010)


    Heidelbaugh, Heather S. "Protecting the Integrity of the Polling Place: A Constitutional Defense of Poll Watcher Statutes," Harvard Journal on Legislation, Logan S. Fisher & James D. Miller, Volume 46, Number 1, Winter 2009. Author, "Product Liability for Off Label Use of Drugs or Medical Devices - Pennsylvania," State by State Survey of the Law Regarding Potential Liability for off Label Use of Drugs or Medical Devices, ABA Section of Litigation, 1999. Author, "Look Out for Obesity," The Pennsylvania Lawyer, January-February, 2006.

    Media Appearances/Quoted By:

    ABC World News Tonight

    American Spectator


    Fox News (The Factor with Bill O'Reilly)

    Investor's Business Daily


    The National Law Journal

    The New York Times

    The Wall Street Journal

    The Washington Times

    Community Involvement

    Allegheny County Council (At-Large Member, 2012-2016)

    Allegheny Institute (Ex-Officio Board Member)

    Speeches & Presentations

    American Conference Institute, Food Regulation and Litigation

    American Corporate Counsel Association

    Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)

    Harvard Law School

    House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

    Inns of Court Pittsburgh Chapter

    National Business Institute

    Second National Forum on Preventing and Defending Obesity Claims


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    Office Information

    Heather S. Heidelbaugh

    525 William Penn Place, 30th Floor
    PittsburghPA 15219


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