Lawyer photo

Holly L.K. Heffner

Senior Counsel

(619) 230-7474
E-mail   |   vCard

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


J.D., University of San Francisco, School of Law

  • Comment Of The Year, USF Law Review

B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles

  • College Honors
  • Philosophy Departmental Honors


Honorable Justice Ignazio Ruvolo of the California Court of Appeals

Holly L.K. Heffner is a senior counsel and member of the Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups in the San Diego office of Gordon & Rees.

Ms. Heffner represents businesses, financial institutions and individuals in business litigation matters involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, violation of state and federal fair debt collection and fair credit reporting laws, and numerous other state and federal consumer protection laws.

Ms. Heffner's educational achievements and honors in analytic philosophy, with a focus in logic and the philosophy of language and mathematics, contribute to her ability to navigate her clients through complex legal issues. She applies these skills in litigation matters, and also in her pre-litigation business counseling.


U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


State Bar of California
La Jolla Bar Association
San Diego County Bar Association

Community Involvement

Ms. Heffner has represented investors in NASD arbitration proceedings for the Investor Justice Project, and assisted in habeas corpus proceedings for death row inmates in Montgomery, Alabama for the Keta Taylor Colby Death Penalty Project.