Heidi K. Hengel is a Partner and the Managing Attorney in our Bay Area office. Ms. Hengel has worked as a workers’ compensation defense attorney since 2010. Prior to 2010, she worked as a civil litigator in San Jose and a criminal defense attorney in San Francisco. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2005 with a major in Political Science and a minor in Women’s Studies. Ms. Hengel attended Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, graduating with honors in May 2008. She received the Outstanding Student Award for her graduating honors program class. Ms. Hengel was also nominated as Rising Star attorney in Super Lawyer Magazine in 2009. She is certified to practice before all Federal and State courts in California. In her spare time, Ms. Hengel competes in open water swimming events across the world.