Micaela Heery-Hyatt

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Micaela is an associate in the Firm's New York Office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters and antitrust disputes. 

She maintains an active pro bono practice, focusing on both international human rights and domestic civil rights. Currently, she is a member of the firm’s team representing low-income debtors in Ferguson, Missouri.

Prior to joining White & Case, Micaela worked for Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales in Buenos Aires, Argentina as an International Law and Human Rights Fellow through New York University. Micaela's work in Argentina built upon her earlier volunteer experiences in El Salvador exploring civil society’s response to human rights abuses. 

Micaela is a proven written and oral advocate. She won both Best Brief and the Overall Prize for the Tulane Sports Law Invitational Moot while in law school. She competed in the University of Houston's Kurth National Invitational Moot, which invites only the top 16 teams in the country, where she and her partner advanced to quarterfinals. Micaela was also part of the First Place Team at Georgetown Law Center's White Collar Crime Trial Invitational.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
Juris Doctor
New York University
Bachelor of Arts
History & Political Science
Washington University in St. Louis
Languages
English
Spanish

Experience