Heather Asselin focuses her practice on all areas of construction litigation with an emphasis on large and complex commercial and industrial construction disputes. She has served her clients throughout the United States, in several state and federal courts, and internationally. Heather also practices before the American Arbitration Association.

In addition to her construction practice, Heather has extensive experience handling all aspects of the e-discovery process. Heather has hired and managed teams of attorneys and paralegals in connection with large document review and productions. She provides strategic guidance on all aspects of e-discovery, including but not limited to document review processes and procedures, cost management and compliance with applicable rules.

Prior to joining the firm, Heather was a Director in the Houston, Texas office of a well-established law firm in its litigation, construction, and surety practice sections.

Heather has been named a Senior Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America. She was recognized by her peers as a Texas “Rising Star” in 2010 and each of the four years immediately preceding for Construction Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. Heather was named one of “Texas’ Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by National Trial Lawyers (2011-2017), and a “Top Professional on the Fast Track” and “Top Lawyer” in Houston’s H Magazine (2010-2016). She has also been recognized by the National Women Trial Lawyers Association (2013-2017).

Professional & Community Activities

State Bar of Texas, Litigation and Construction Sections

Houston Bar Association, Litigation and Construction Sections

American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section and The Fidelity and Surety Law Committee

Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Litigation Counsel of America, Senior Fellow

Construction Lawyers Society of America, Founding Fellow

National Women Trial Lawyers, Member

National Trial Lawyers, Member

Sedona Conference (Working Group 11), Member

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D. (1996)
  • California State University, Fresno, B.S., Political Science (1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas (1996)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Who We Are

700 Louisiana Street, Suite 4300
Houston, TX, 77002
USA
t +1 281.809.4079