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Heather J. Silver


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Heather focuses her practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on entertainment, health care, and appellate work. She has significant experience in court appearances, settlement negotiations, propounding and responding to discovery requests, preparing witnesses and counsel for deposition and trial, and various pro bono matters.

Prior to joining Mintz, Heather worked as a litigation associate at an international law firm. Her primary responsibilities included significant research and drafting, which encompassed demurrers and motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, motions to compel, motions in limine, trial briefs, ex parte applications, and appellate briefs.

Heather’s experiences includes managing a damages case in a $100 million contractual dispute, successfully defending a leading international entertainment company in a multibillion-dollar wrongful death trial, and conducting internal investigations for a major Medicare Advantage insurer into claims of kickbacks and fraud in the provider network.


  • Loyola Law School - Los Angeles (JD, summa cum laude)
  • Boston University (BA, magna cum laude)


- French

- Spanish

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News & Press


An ongoing controversy regarding fraud and academic dishonesty among student-athletes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (“UNC”) has brought to the forefront an important question:  Who is responsible for ensuring student-athletes are receiving an academically appropriate education?

News & Press

Randy Jones, a Member in the Mintz San Diego office, and Heather Silver, an Associate, authored this LawInSport article on an ongoing controversy involving fraud and academic dishonesty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill among its student-athletes.
Co-authored by Members Joseph Dunn and Daniel Pascucci and attorney Heather Silver, this article discusses the steps boards should take in deciding whether further investment in pursuing transferred assets.