Jason Heep

Partner, Litigation
Dallas
3000 Thanksgiving Tower
1601 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
t 214.999.4271 f 214.999.3271
jheep@gardere.com

Jason Heep is a litigation attorney who focuses on counseling clients involved in environmental, insurance coverage and bad faith disputes. He represents small companies to Fortune 50 giants, and he routinely advises them on regulatory issues, including CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, NEPA, and the Clean Air Act, reinsurance matters and risk management. Jason has extensive experience pursuing subrogation recoveries from the responsible parties who caused environmental contamination so that his clients are not left holding the bag.

Jason’s engineering experience translates into a shorter learning curve and greater comprehension of highly technical issues. Clients also value his ability to efficiently manage large, complex, multistate lawsuits and arbitrations. Jason and his team have a true national practice and are in state and federal courts from New York to California. The team also handles international and U.S. arbitrations.

Prior to joining Gardere, Jason was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge James C. Cacheris in the Eastern District of Virginia, and he worked as an associate at a major law firm in Washington, D.C. Before becoming an attorney, Jason worked as an environmental engineer for a national environmental consulting firm and served as a Peace Corps volunteer on Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Jason’s recent clients include:

  • AIG Inc.
  • AIG Specialty Insurance Co.
  • AIG Insurance Co. of Canada
  • American Home Assurance Co.
  • Benchmark Foam Inc.
  • CNA Insurance Co.
  • Commerce and Industry Insurance Co.
  • National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania
  • Lexington Insurance Co.

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