Heather M. LaBombardi

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Biography

Heather is a member of the Health Care Department, concentrating her practice on medical malpractice. Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Heather spent six years at another defense firm defending physicians, nurses, health care providers and medical facilities against medical malpractice claims. She was involved in all aspects of a case, from the initial meeting through to the trial.

Heather has written several appellate briefs and argued multiple times before the Appellate Division, most notably in Flood v. Aluri-Vallabhaneni, 431 N.J. Super. 365 (App. Div. 2013). In this case, the Appellate Division recommended that the jury interrogatories for pre-existing injuries in New Jersey were recommended to be withdrawn and re-written in line with the jury interrogatories used in the Flood matter. In addition, Heather has asssisted in obtaining numerous defense verdicts on behalf of her clients.

Heather graduated from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, with a Bachelor's of Business Degree. She then went on to obtain a Master's Degree in Management with a focus in leadership from Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship in Fort Lauderdale. Heather then attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, where she graduated with Distinction and received her juris doctor in 2008.

Honors & Awards

•Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2019

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Year Joined Organization: 2016

News

Marshall Dennehey Announces 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
March 18, 2019
Eight attorneys from the New Jersey offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2019 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, New Jersey Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have...

Marshall Dennehey Announces 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
March 19, 2018
Eleven attorneys from the New Jersey offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2018 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, New Jersey Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have...

Marshall Dennehey Announces 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
March 15, 2017
Eleven attorneys from the New Jersey offices of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin have been selected to the 2017 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine. A Thomson Reuters business, New Jersey Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have...

Publication

Civil Implications for Medical Practitioner of Sexual Contact with Patient
Articles • May 15, 2017

Major Victories

Defense Verdict for Internist
Aug 30, 2017
Obtained a defense verdict in a medical malpractice action regarding alleged negligence and informed consent in a four-week trial in Bergen County, New Jersey. The plaintiff alleged that our client, an internist, negligently prescribed an iron...

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Health Care Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(973) 618-4177  Phone
(973) 618-0685  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com/attorneys/heather-m-labombardi
University Attended:
University of Miami - School of Business, Coral Gables, FL, B.B.A., Business Law, Dean's List, Phi Alpha Delta, historian, 2004; Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, M.S., Management with a focus in Leadership, Sigma Beta Delta, business honor society, 2005
Law School Attended:
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI, J.D., with Distinction, Certificate of Merit, trial skill and advanced writing, Dean's List, Alumni Memorial Scholarship award winner, Honors Scholarship recipient, Phil Alpha Delta, clerk and community service chair, Moot Court Board, honor member and special projects committee chair, 2008
Year of First Admission:
2009
Admission:
2013, U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit; 2009, U.S. District Court of New Jersey; 2009, New Jersey; 2010, District of Columbia; 2009, New York
Memberships:

Associations & Memberships

•American Bar Association
•New Jersey State Bar Association
•New York Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Significant Representative Matters: Coniglio v. Marino, A-6060-11T3, 2014 WL 3579655 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. July 22, 2014); Flood v. Bhanu Aluri-Vallabhaneni,431 N.J.Super. 365 (App. Div. 2013); Kim v. Ahn, 2013 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1944; Published Works: Civil Implications for Medical Practitioner of Sexual Contact with Patient, New Jersey Law Journal, May 15, 2017, co-author; Does Patient Responsibility Still Exist? An Ongoing Problem Revisited, Giblin, E. and LaBombardi, H., July 2016; Does Recent Literature Permit More Shoulder Dystocia Cases To Be Won? Giblin, E., LaBombardi, H., and Brozon, J., October 2011
ISLN:
922528461

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Roseland, New Jersey

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