Heather Kanny maintains a practice in the areas of medical malpractice and health care law, defending physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other health care providers in business and profession disputes. Heather also represents physicians in contested proceedings and license revocation hearings before the Texas Medical Board. Ms. Kanny provides advice to physicians and other health care entities regarding peer review and credentialing matters. Heather has successfully defended physicians in cases with significant or multi-million dollar damage potential in many counties across Texas, including Collin, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Grayson, McLennan, Midland, Parker, Tarrant, and Wichita. She has also handled appeals in various appellate courts throughout the State of Texas. Ms. Kanny has been recognized by her peers as an AV-rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to the Texas Rising Stars List by Super Lawyers, at Thompson Reuters service in the area of personal injury-medical malpractice defense and professional liability defense for 2017 and 2018.
Heather received her law degree in 2008 from Baylor Law School, where she was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. While attending Baylor Law School, she was elected to the Order of the Barristers and received the Baylor University Best Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates award. She earned her degree from Occidental College in 2005, where she obtained a double major in Diplomacy & World Affairs and Religious Studies, graduating magna cum laude.