Heather Afra focuses her practice on insurance services. She has experience in different phases of pretrial litigation, including pleading, discovery, and dispositive motion practice.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hinshaw in 2018, Heather represented clients in commercial litigation at two boutique firms in Chicago. She also practiced for several years at the Chicago headquarters of a major international firm, where she represented clients in civil litigation and in connection with criminal and regulatory investigations.

Service Areas


J.D., Stanford Law School, 2010

  • Senior Editor, Stanford Law Review

B.A., with honors, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The University of Chicago, 2006

  • Phi Beta Kappa