Heather P. Haggarty is an associate attorney with Pritzker Levine LLP. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Over her legal career, Ms. Haggarty has litigated a wide range of commercial cases involving securities fraud, trademark, copyright and patent infringement and white collar criminal defense. She also has extensive experience in internal corporate investigations. Before joining Pritzker Levine, Ms. Haggarty worked for several years as a litigation associate at Bullivant Houser Bailey PC in San Francisco. Prior to that, she worked for three years as a litigation associate in the trial department at Dorsey & Whitney, LLP in New York.
When she is not practicing law, Ms. Haggarty is the co-founder of and a producer with Sparklight Films, an independent movie production company based in the Bay area that has produced or co-produced several independent films.
Ms. Haggarty graduated from Scripps College, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Psychology. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law.
Ms. Haggarty is admitted to practice in the States of California and New York. She is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Ms. Haggarty has served as a volunteer attorney with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and with Public Justice in Oakland, California. She has also done volunteer work for Public Advocates in San Francisco. Ms. Haggarty is the author or co-author of “Rule 23(b)(3)(F): Closing the Doors of the Courthouse,” published in the Common Good, Fordham Law School (1999), “Court Permits Differential Treatment Based on Native American Sovereignty,” published in the New York Law Journal (1998), “Defamation, Internet Providers, and Publisher Liability: A Square Peg in a Round Hole?”, published in the NY State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal (1998), and “The Media and the Attorneys’ Absolute Privilege to Defame: Undermining or Preserving the Integrity of the Judicial Process?”, published in the NY State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal (1997).