Heather A. McConnell

Heather A. McConnell

Associate

Email: ham@amclaw.com
Los Angeles
Telephone: (213) 236-1630

Ms. McConnell is a senior litigation attorney with over 20 years of diverse civil litigation experience.  Ms. McConnell has extensive expertise in handling complex commercial, financial services, intellectual property, legal malpractice, personal injury and premises liability matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States, including class actions and private attorney general actions.  Ms. McConnell has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, from case inception through trial, as well as alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including mediation and arbitration.

Ms. McConnell has also spent years working on pro bono matters, including seeking asylum in immigration court for victims of drug cartel violence in Mexico and filing appeals on behalf of clients whose asylum applications had been denied.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • 1996 – Juris Doctor, cum laude
    • Staff Member, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
    • Articles Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review
  • University of California, Irvine
    • 1993 – Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Ecology

Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar – 1996
  • Texas State Bar – 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Associations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association