Heather L. Winkles, Partner

Email: hwinkles@rlattorneys.com

Heather L. Winkles is a Partner at Resnick & Louis in the Dallas office. Her practice focuses on a broad range of litigation matters, including insurance defense, transportation, premises liability, and commercial disputes, in state and federal courts.

For several years, Heather has been selected a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. This honor is attained by the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in Texas. She has also been recognized as a Top Attorney by Texas Monthly Magazine.

Prior to joining Resnick & Louis, Heather was in-house counsel for the largest, publicly traded company in rendering and a leading producer in renewable energy. She strategically handled investigative, administrative, and enforcement proceedings before local, state, and federal agencies. Heather skillfully managed litigation, including employment, transportation, premises, tortious interference, commercial, and environmental matters. She also prudently advised leadership on risk, contracts, and regulatory issues. Heather began her legal career representing financial institutions in collateral recovery in state courts and workouts and restructuring in bankruptcy courts, as well as insurance defense.

Heather was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin. She received her law degree from South Texas College of Law.

Outside of the courtroom, Heather enjoys spending time with her family and labrador retriever.
Heather is licensed to practice law in Texas.

Education:
  • Juris Doctor, South Texas College of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Texas at Austin

Professional Affiliations:
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association

Licenses & Admissions:
  • Texas State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Honors:
  • Texas Rising Stars, Texas Super Lawyers, 2019–2022
  • Top Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2019–2022
  • Top Women Attorneys in Texas, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2020–2022
  • Recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction, 2020–2021
  • Marquis Who's Who Among Women in Law in Texas, 2021

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