Heather K. McDevitt

Partner at White & Case LLP

Heather K. McDevitt

Heather K. McDevitt

Partner at White & Case LLP

Biography

Heather is a Commercial Litigation partner and a member of the Firm's four-member global Executive Committee. She has served the Firm in numerous leadership roles in the past, including most recently as the head of the Firm's Global Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Group, which pools the talents of more than 100 senior lawyers with regulatory, litigation, antitrust, M&A, corporate and tax experience.

Heather has significant experience for pharmaceutical, consumer goods and oil and gas clients, among others, in a wide variety of disputes and other matters.

She focuses on complex matters and has litigated cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States.

Heather also has devoted substantial time and energies to pro bono capital representation throughout the course of her career, and led the Eighth Amendment challenge to Alabama's method of execution by lethal injection. She also is a member of the Board of Directors of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest.

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Heather K. McDevitt
Partner at White & Case LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1993
AB in Political Science & English, cum laude
Class of 1990
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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

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The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

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White & Case is an international law firm that helps companies, governments and financial institutions achieve their global ambitions. Their clients face complex challenges, and their lawyers innovative approaches consistently deliver results for their clients.

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Vatera Healthcare Partners, Pamplona Capital Management LLP, Alvogen, Inc., CVC Advisers Ltd., Temasek Capital Pte Ltd. purchase County Line Pharmaceuticals LLC

Awards & Honors
2017
LMG Life Sciences - Life Sciences Star
2016
LMG Life Sciences - Life Sciences Star
2015
LMG Life Sciences - Life Sciences Star
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