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Heidi L. Eckert, Attorney

Heidi L. Eckert

 

 

Heidi L. Eckert represents clients in all aspects of employment, labor and civil rights disputes. She is actively involved in all aspects of litigation, and has arbitrated and mediated numerous matters, as well as tried cases in both state and federal courts.

Heidi assists clients with employment matters including those that involve discrimination, harassment, disability and retaliation claims. She has defended claims in state and federal courts as well as before governmental agencies.

In addition to litigating labor and employment matters, Heidi counsels employers on a variety of employee issues and advises them on developing and implementing processes consistent with their business objectives and applicable labor laws. Eckert also handles matters involving civil rights claims, the majority of which are defended in federal court.

Education

Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D.

University of Missouri, St. Louis, B.A.


Bar and Court Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

 

Outside the Office

Away from the office, Heidi loves to travel, both domestically and internationally, and learn about new cultures. She and her husband also attend their son and daughter’s sporting events and make family trips to local art fairs, museums and community events. Heidi also enjoys a variety of musical genres and diving into a new book.