Heather N. Ingle Gernhardt

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Mrs. Ingle-Gernhardt is the managing partner of the Northern California office of the Firm which focuses on construction defect litigation. Mrs. Ingle-Gernhardt more than 10 years of experience litigating complex construction and insurance matters. Since joining the firm in 2012, Mrs. Ingle-Gernhardt’s practice has focused on meeting the complex needs of developers and general contractors while navigating the treacherous waters of construction defect litigation. Her bar admissions include the states of New York and California, including admission to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, the U.S District Court, Eastern District, and the Ninth Circuit, Court of Appeals.

Mrs. Ingle-Gernhardt started her legal career working under student practice orders during her third and final year of law school in New York. She worked for the New York County (Manhattan) District Attorney's Office prosecuting misdemeanor domestic violence cases and for the Westchester County Family Court Legal Program providing free legal services for victims of domestic violence. During the course of her legal studies, she earned a certificate of concentration in International Law after studying for a semester at the University College of London, in London, England. Upon completion of her legal studies, Mrs. Ingle-Gernhardt returned to her native California and redirected her legal interests to civil practice.