Heather L. Marx

Heather L. Marx is a Member of Cozen O'Connor, practicing within the firm's Commercial Litigation section. She applies her expertise in areas of complex business and commercial litigation to represent a variety of clients. Her practice includes the representation of corporate clients in employment and benefit disputes, international arbitrations, commercial transactions and litigation, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, and real estate and leasing issues.


Heather is involved in all aspects of litigation, from initial pleadings through discovery, motion practice, negotiated resolution, and trial. Her extensive litigation experience gives her perspective on how best to achieve her clients' goals in a cost-effective and positive manner, in even the most competitive of business environments and often before a dispute requires litigation. She has authored numerous articles detailing both litigation mechanics and emerging issues in litigation involving business clients.


A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., Heather is admitted to practice within the State of Minnesota, as well as the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, the United States Bankruptcy Court for Minnesota, and the United States Court of International Trade. She has actively practiced since 2002.


Heather is actively involved in many organizations within the legal community, including the American Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, and the Minnesota Women Lawyers Organization.


Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has more than 650 lawyers located in 44 offices across the United States and in Europe. For more than three decades, Ogletree Deakins has offered clients representation in every aspect of labor and employment laws, including business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law as well as employment litigation and traditional labor law. The firm represents a diverse range of clients, including more than half of the Fortune 50 corporations in the United States.

Ogletree Deakins was named “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Litigation – Labor & Employment and the Employment Law – Management categories in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. The firm is proud to have lawyers who are Fellows in the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and “Leaders in their Field” in Chambers USA. Many of our lawyers are widely published in legal journals, newsletters, trade magazines, and continuing legal education materials, and frequently are asked to speak at seminars and programs throughout the country.


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