David Heap | ERISA Attorney | Fennemore Craig
  • Education

    • J.D., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
    • B.S., cum laude, Mathematics, Brigham Young University

     

    • Executive Editor, Brigham Young University Law Review
    • Law Clerk, Hon. Malcolm Richard Wilkey, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1979-1980
  • Areas of Practice

  • Awards and Honors

    • Best Lawyers in America®, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 1995-2019
    • Selected, as One of the Nation's Most Powerful Employment Lawyers, Top 10 for ERISA, Human Resources Executive and Lawdragon, 2010
    • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Employee Benefits/ERISA, 2009
    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Articles And Presentations

       

      Other Articles and Presentations

       

      • Speaker, "Benefits Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions," Western Pension and Benefits Counsel Phoenix Chapter, May 2014
    • PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

      • Member, State Bar of Arizona
      • Member, Board of Directors, Arizona Opera
      • Past President, Western Pensions and Benefits Conference - Phoenix Chapter
      • Former Member, Joint Annual Program Planning Committee, Western Benefits Conference (combined meeting of American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries and Western Pension and Benefits Conference); Co-Chair of committee 2007, 2010-2012
      • Former Judge Pro Tempore, Maricopa County Superior Court
    • ADMISSIONS

      • Arizona
      • Arizona Supreme Court
      • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
      • U.S. Tax Court
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