Attorneys

Heather-Ann T. Young

Area of Practice:

Ms. Young’s practice focuses on civil litigation including personal injury, product liability, premises liability, governmental tort liability and wrongful death. Ms. Young’s practice also includes employment law, representing employees and employers in labor matters.

Experience:

Ms. Young joined Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz in November 2014 as an Associate Attorney. Prior to joining the firm, she was an associate and trial attorney with the firm Brayton Purcell, LLP working on asbestos litigation (2012-2014). Ms. Young was a trial attorney for the plaintiffs in a mesothelioma asbestos personal injury case in which the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiffs for over $70 million. Ms. Young’s trial success has been recognized as a Top Plaintiffs’ Verdict by the Daily Journal, a Top 100 Verdict nationally by the National Law Journal.

During law school she served as a Certified Law Clerk in the Criminal Homicide division for the San Bernardino County District Attorney, where she second chaired two murder trials. While clerking with the district attorney, she learned trial technique and trial strategy. ¬†While attending law school, Ms. Young’s dedication to her studies was recognized and she was honored to be selected as the Lloyd Ellis Griffin Scholar in 2010 and 2011.

Additionally, Ms. Young worked as an intern for former senator, Joe Biden’s presidential race.

Education and Memberships:

Ms. Young was a Presidential Scholar when she attended the University of Redlands (Redlands, California) and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government with a minor in Women’s Studies (2008). She received her Juris Doctor, from California Western School of Law (2011).

Ms. Young is a member of the Sonoma County Bar Association and is a member of the Special Events Committee. She is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Ms. Young is admitted to practice in the State of California, the Federal Northern District of California, and the Federal Eastern District of California.

Community Involvement:

Ms. Young is a proud and active board member of the Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati and is the President Elect for 2016-2017.

She is also a board member for Sonoma County Women in law (Scholarship Chair 2014, 2015 and 2016).

She was involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Sonoma County.¬† Ms. Young was a “big sister” to her nine year old “little sister” and served on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sonoma County Development Committee.