Attorney | Clark Baird Smith LLP, Rosemont, IL
Ms. Heintzelman represents public and private sector employers in labor and employment matters. Her expertise in labor and employment related matters include litigation in federal and state courts, administrative agencies as well as grievance arbitration, negotiations and unfair labor practice charges.
Ms. Heintzelman is a partner with Clark Baird Smith LLP. She started her career in 1989 at Quinn Emmanuel, a nationally recognized litigation law firm in Los Angeles, California. At Quinn Emmanuel, she represented many Fortune 500 companies in various litigation matters, including matters in the areas of construction defects, personal injury, insurance coverage, contracts, copyright infringement and employment law. In between Quinn Emmanuel and her partnership with Clark Baird Smith, Ms. Heintzelman was an associate and also held an Of Counsel position with Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Chicago, one of the country’s premier labor and employment law firms. She left Seyfarth Shaw in 2000 to join Sears, Roebuck & Co. as Senior Counsel, Employment.
Her peers acknowledge her as an AV rated preeminent attorney through Martindale-Hubbell. Yvette is committed to the principles of Serenity House and is very excited about the opportunity to serve as a member of the Board of Directors. She earned her J.D. from Creighton University School of Law.