Heather Houston is a shareholder in the firm’s Mobile, Alabama office where her practice focuses on professional liability, construction and complex liability. She often represents design professionals and contractors in matters ranging from the design and construction of single family residences to high rise condominiums to industrial facilities. Heather also defends professionals such as attorneys and pharmacists against allegations of breach of standard of care. She is also experienced in product liability and premises liability. Heather represents her clients’ interests in pre-suit negotiations, litigation and alternative dispute forums.
Heather serves the legal community through her involvement in numerous local, state and national professional organizations. She is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the Mississippi Bar Association and other professional organizations. She is admitted to practice in all state courts in Alabama and Mississippi as well as several Federal District Courts throughout Alabama and Mississippi.
Heather balances active involvement in the legal community with leadership positions in various philanthropic endeavors such as the Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile for which she previously served as President. She is also a long-time member of the Junior League of Mobile and has held several leadership positions throughout her tenure. Heather is a graduate of Leadership Mobile and has been selected as one of Mobile Bay Monthly’s 40 Under 40. In 2019, Heather was recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation.
Heather earned her Bachelor of Arts from Spring Hill College (AL) and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law.
Heather lives in Fairhope, Alabama with her husband and their young daughters. They spend their free time with their families and friends and enjoy taking advantage of all of the activities the Mobile Bay area has to offer. They can often be found visiting local farmers markets, trying their hands at new recipes, and planning their next travel adventure. They also are avid college football fans.