Douglas S. de Heras


Douglas S. de Heras received his undergraduate degree from UCLA in 1992, where he was a member of the UCLA Bruins Golf Team. Doug received his law degree from the University of Southern California in 1996 and is a member of the State Bar of California, having been admitted to practice in several U.S. District Courts in California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. de Heras represents a broad range of clients in all aspects of complex litigation, including trial and appeals, with emphasis on general and professional liability matters involving healthcare providers and physicians, hospitals, nursing and residential care, premises, golf courses, products, and transportation. He also has extensive experience in trusts and probate, trust administration and estate planning, insurance and contractual matters, real estate and commercial matters, enforcement of judgment and business litigation. Mr. de Heras has written a number of appellate briefs and argued before the California Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Additionally, he has tried multiple jury trials to defense verdict and received many binding arbitration awards in favor of his clients.