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Heather L. Mills Attorney at Law
Los Angeles Office
213-623-6336 fax
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Bar Admissions

  • California, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1997


  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California (J.D., 1997)
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California (B.A., 1993)

Heather L. Mills

Heather L. Mills is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP, where she is a Co-Chair of the Emerging Risks & Specialty Tort Litigation practice group and a senior member of the Products Liability, Transportation, Professional Liability, and Hospitality practice groups. Ms. Mills focuses her practice on products liability, including defense of manufacturers and distributors, as well as transportation and professional liability matters, including defense of motor carriers, officers and directors, commercial brokers, and architects and engineers. Other areas of practice include catastrophic tort, business litigation, and class action litigation. She has achieved successful results, in both State and Federal courts, for a wide range of clients, and is a versatile trial attorney who enjoys the challenges of defending cases involving complex legal issues and significant damages.

Ms. Mills is on the Board of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, where she is the Products Liability Chair, is a member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), where she is the California Membership Chair, Trial Attorneys of America, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Long Beach Bar Association, Women Lawyers of Long Beach, and is a member of the Board of Directors and Secretary for “Gals Starting Over,” a nonprofit organization. She is “AV” rated “preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a "Southern California Super Lawyer."

Ms. Mills is admitted to practice before all California State Courts and the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California.

Ms. Mills is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (B.A.) and Pepperdine University Law School (J.D.), Dean’s List.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA) - California Membership Chair
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC) - Products Liability Committee Chair
  • Long Beach Bar Association
  • The Federal Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Long Beach