Heather Mitchell is a seasoned litigator with extensive experience representing businesses in complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, trust and estate litigation, education law, internal corporate investigations, and matters arising under the federal securities laws. Heather is a trusted advisor to her clients, assisting individuals and businesses in resolving personal and professional disputes in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Whether that means resolving a disagreement before litigation arises, or taking the fight to a jury verdict, she provides counsel and expertise at every step. She has represented clients in matters in the Maryland state courts, and in federal courts in Florida, Pennsylvania, and California.
Heather regularly takes and defends depositions; argues motions and other matters before courts; and counsels clients on litigation strategy. She handles overall case management for large commercial disputes, including communicating and negotiating with opposing counsel regarding case scheduling; case management; protective orders and settlement terms; communicating with clients regarding factual development of a case; drafting motions and other papers submitted to the court; managing the collection, review, and production of hundreds of thousands of documents; dealing with vendors involved in the electronic discovery process; and supervising associates and paralegals in document review, and drafting motions and discovery responses.