Edward J. Heppt is a Partner in the Litigation Practice of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
Mr. Heppt focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and regularly represents clients in state and federal court and in arbitration. He has served as litigation counsel on a wide variety of commercial cases involving, by way of example, claims for breach of contract, specific performance, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with contract and fraudulent conveyances. Mr. Heppt has considerable experience litigating business and contract cases, aviation disputes, employment matters, construction disputes, partnership disputes, intellectual property, securities law, and a wide range of business disputes.
As an aggressive and forward-thinking advocate, his strategic focus centers upon understanding his client’s goals and implementing a strategy that best fits the client’s needs. Mr. Heppt was named a New York Metro “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers 2018-2022.
New York City Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Member of the New York City Bar Association’s Council on Judicial Administration
Former Secretary of the State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction Committee for the New York City Bar Association
Speaker, Aircraft Financing Subcommittee 2023 update on aviation litigation decisions, American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Fall Meeting, September 7, 2023.
Panelist, “The impact of Cape Town’s remedies pending final determination on repossession rights in US courts,” American Bar Association’s Aviation and Space Finance Conference, December 8, 2022.