Columbia University Law School, 2007, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, 2003, B.A.


Recognition and Affiliations

Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
Extern, Hon. Elizabeth S. Stong, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District, New York
Former Advisory Board Member, Columbia Center for Gender and Sexuality Law
Former Leadership Development Committee Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers


Bar Admissions

State of California
State of New York

Lyndsey  C. Heaton

Lyndsey C. Heaton joined Hosie Rice in 2016. Prior, Ms. Heaton was an associate at large law firms in both San Francisco and New York. Ms. Heaton’s practice includes experience in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, securities, product liability, patent litigation, as well as appellate work before the Second Circuit and the New York State Appellate Division.

Ms. Heaton has represented clients on both sides of the courtroom and across various industries including: financial payment technology, software development and design, information technology, financial services, private equity, insurance, commercial textiles, pharmaceuticals, industrial manufacturing, as well as the NFL, NBA, and NHL.

Lyndsey has tried cases to verdict in the federal courts of both New York and California as well as California state court. Lyndsey brings robust advocacy and trial experience to the firm, including playing a key role in a breach of contract and fiduciary duty dispute tried in 2013 to a successful $70 million ruling for her client.

Most recently, Ms. Heaton was one of three main trial counsel at Hosie Rice in a breach of contract and fraud case tried successfully to jury verdict in the Northern District of California in 2017.


Mortimer H. Hartwell and Lyndsey C. Heaton, New Frontier: Wearable Technology and Product Liability, San Francisco Daily Journal, June 18, 2014

Lyndsey C. Heaton and Terry Lloyd, Dissecting Your Client’s Profitability, Basics Of Accounting For Lawyers: What Every Practicing Lawyer Needs To Know (PLI 2015 & 2016 eds.)

Ari M. Berman and Lyndsey R. Cholak, So Simple to State, So Hard to Apply: Interpreting “possession, custody and control” in today's complex corporate world, New York Law Journal, May 16, 2011, at S6.


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