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Biography: Heidi J. Bassett

Heidi Bassett is a litigation and appellate attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson, specializing in banking, business, real estate and construction. She is a trusted adviser adept at balancing her clients’ legal needs with corporate objectives and financial realities. Prior to joining the firm, Heidi established herself as a leader in banking and consumer finance litigation throughout Florida.  She is an experienced trial attorney and has represented clients in more than 200 appeals.

Heidi has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the past five years, was a recipient of the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell in 2018 and the AV Preeminent Judicial Edition rating from Martindale Hubbell in 2019. In 2017, she was invited by the Litigation Counsel of America to become a Fellow in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, an elite society comprised of less than one half of one percent of American lawyers.

Heidi obtained her J.D. from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Minnesota and Florida, the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Eighth and Eleventh Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. She earned her B.A. from the University of Minnesota.

My brand of litigation is fearless. When helping my clients avoid litigation, I’m not afraid to get creative—and I’m not afraid to pull the gloves off when needed.
- Heidi J. Bassett



University of St. Thomas

Minneapolis, MN
Major: Law
Degree: J.D.

University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN
Major: Political Science
Degree: B.A.

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