Heather Ann Young

Heather Ann Young

Case Title :

Robert & Linda Whalen vs. John Crane, Inc.

Case Judge :

Hon. Kolakowski

Case Type :

Negligence – Products Liability – Mesothelioma

Verdict :

$70,861,113

Case Description :

Recognized as a Top Plaintiffs' Verdict by the Daily Journal, a Top 100 Verdict nationally by the National Law Journal and The Recorder's largest Products Liability Verdict of 2014.

Case Title :

Donald and Asta Shackles v. C. Overaa & Co., et al.

Case Judge :

Hon. Julia Spain

Case Type :

Personal Injury Asbestosis and Asbestos Related Pleural Disease

Verdict :

$326,050

Case Description :

Case resolved against the final defendant, C. Overaa & Co. minutes before plaintiffs’ opening statements.

Case Title :

Sandra Self v. Taub-Co Management, Inc. et al

Case Judge :

Hon. Victoria Kolakowski

Case Type :

Negligence-Contractor -Smoking Lung Cancer

Settlements in excess of :

$1,050,000

Case Description :

Mr. Self passed away during plaintiffs’ case-in-chief.

Case Title :

Shawna Sorci v. Rankin Ranch

Case Judge :

Hon. Thomas Clark

Case Type :

Gross negligence, premise liability

Case Description :

Represented the defendant.

Education

California Western School of Law

  • J.D. – 2011

Academic Achievement Awards (Law School)

  • Professional Responsibility
  • Trial Practice
  • Clinical Internship

University of Redlands

  • B.A. – 2008
  • Major: Government
  • Minor: Women’s Studies

Academic Achievement Awards (University)

  • Lloyd Ellis Griffin Scholar
  • Presidential Scholar
  • Achievement Scholar

Awards/Honors

  • Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016-2022

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Memberships

  • Roseville Rotary Club
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Rohnert Park

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N/A Heather Ann Young
Heather Ann Young

California-based Asbestos Attorney