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Heather-Ann T. Young

Senior Counsel

(916) 830-6549
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3 Parkcenter Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


J.D., California Western School of Law, 2011

  • Lloyd Ellis Griffin Scholar 2010, 2011
  • Academic Achievement Awards: Trial Practice, Professional Responsibility and Clinical Internship

B.A., Government, University of Redlands, 2008

  • Presidential Scholar and Achievement Scholar

Professional Honors

Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Attended ABOTA National Trial Academy held at the National Judicial College (2018)

Heather-Ann T. Young is Senior Counsel in the Sacramento office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment Law and Commercial Litigation practice groups. She has experience handling complex civil litigation matters focused on personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, product liability and governmental tort liability. Further, she has experience representing employees and employers in labor matters. Ms. Young has experience in elder care litigation and representation of licensed and non-licensed care providers.

Ms. Young is a passionate advocate for her clients and has tried cases to verdict, including to defense verdict. She has also achieved favorable settlements and favorable rulings in a variety of high exposure cases. Ms. Young takes great pride in building a human connection with her clients. She understands that litigation can be stressful and works to take the litigation stress off of the client. She does this by taking the time to explain the legal process and jargon. Ms. Young works continuously through her representation to zealously advocate for her client by employing legal strategy and persuasive arguments.




ABA, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice
Rotary Board Member
Sonoma County Bar Association
Sonoma County Women in Law (Board Member 2014-2016)

Community Involvement

Ms. Young is the immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Rohnert Park-Cotati. She is a member of Sonoma County Women and Law and past board member 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.