Whitney Heafner

Whitney Heafner

Alston & Bird LLP, Senior Attorney

Los Angeles, California

With a history of obtaining judgments and settlements in litigation and arbitration, Whitney brings the experience needed to resolve her clients' disputes. She has served as second chair and on trial teams that secured attorneys' fees, damages, dismissal and other resolutions of matters involving various commercial and financial services issues. Whitney Heafner is a senior attorney in the firm's Litigation & Trial Practice Group, and she is licensed to practice in California. Her practice primarily focuses on business litigation, financial services, contract disputes and real estate litigation. In 2012, Whitney received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where she was awarded membership in the Order of the Coif and named both a Fritz. B. Burns and a Sayre MacNeil Scholar. During law school, Whitney was on the dean's honor list and earned first honor awards for the highest grades in Contracts, Mediation Advocacy, Intellectual Property, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law. She served as the chief developments editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and held a judicial externship in the Central District of California. Whitney received a B.A. in philosophy from Loyola Marymount University, where she graduated summa cum laude with honors in May 2009. Whitney has been named a 2014 and 2015 "Southern California Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine.

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