Heather K. Afra




Civil Rights Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law

Whistle-Blower Claims

Ms. Afra concentrates her practice in complex civil and commercial litigation.


J.D., Stanford Law School, 2010

B.A., University of Chicago, 2006


Ms. Afra has represented plaintiffs and defendants, ranging from individuals to multinational corporations, in diverse areas, including civil rights, fraud, and government investigations.

She began her legal career after law school as a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP.  As a law student, she interned for the Health, Education and Welfare Section of the California Attorney General’s Office.  Prior to law school, she served as Chief Research Assistant to the Honorable Richard A. Posner and Professor Williams M. Landes at the University of Chicago Law School.