Heidi A. Lawson


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Practice Areas

  • Risk Management & Executive Protection
  • Private Equity
  • International
  • Corporate Compliance & Investigations
  • Privacy & Security
  • Technology, Communications & Media
  • Israel Business Group
  • Insurance
  • Professional Services
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6705
Fax: 212-983-3115
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

University Eckerd College, B.A.
Law SchoolStetson University, J.D.
Admitted1997, New York; 2004, Solicitor, England & Wales; Massachusetts

Heidi is an internationally recognized lawyer with extensive experience in corporate governance, bribery and corruption, compliance and internal investigations, indemnification, and directors and officers and fund management insurance in both the corporate and litigation context. She advises companies, brokers, venture capital firms, private equity firms, hedge funds, family offices, investment banks and other investment advisors, and their senior executives on identifying risks, and protecting against those risks. Heidi's practice is international in nature, including a strong focus on emerging markets.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Heidi was a partner in an international law firm and her experience includes a six-month secondment at the Financial Services Authority in London, England, focusing on regulatory matters. Prior to practicing law, she spent nine years in the insurance industry in claims, sales, and underwriting and has earned the distinguished Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, giving her a practical and broad business perspective on risk issues.

Heidi has handled numerous internal investigations on behalf of boards of directors and several mediations on insurance related issues.

Heidi frequently speaks on a variety of risk management and insurance related topics and she is regularly quoted and interviewed by publications including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Business Insurance.

Recognitions & Awards

· New York Super Lawyers: Insurance Coverage (2012 - 2013)

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, Forum UK, an invitation-only network of 200+ of the UK's top women leaders

· Member, International Women's Forum

· Governor of Coram, England's oldest children's charity

 (Also at Boston, Massachusetts and London, England Offices)


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And On the 12th Day of Privacy, Something for Directors.....Mind the Gap!
Heidi A. Lawson, January 3, 2014
As we have discussed throughout this series, there is a whole universe of potential privacy and cyber risks not understood at a board level, and company directors must wake up to cyber threats or risk litigation from all sides. Company directors also need to wake up to the fact that their D&O...
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Heidi A. Lawson

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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