"A smart and capable antitrust lawyer." - Chambers USA 2019
A “respected practitioner” who provides “thoughtful and thorough analysis of legal issues.” - The Legal 500 United States
Jeremy Heep is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP. Mr. Heep is the co-chair of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department, co-chair of the Antitrust and Competition section, and a past member of the firm’s Executive Committee. His practice covers the full range of commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on antitrust and international matters.
Mr. Heep has been named a local future star in Pennsylvania in Benchmark Litigation for 2013-2019. He has been described in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as “impressive trial counsel” and in The Legal 500 United States as a “respected practitioner” who provides “thoughtful and thorough analysis of legal issues.”
As co-chair of Pepper’s Antitrust and Competition section, Mr. Heep has been involved in many of the nation's leading antitrust litigation matters, including class actions. He routinely writes and speaks on antitrust issues, conducts training for clients nationally and internationally and provides counseling on pricing and distribution issues. He is also a primary organizer of Pepper’s annual Antitrust Update Conference.
Mr. Heep’s international practice focuses on cross-border litigation and international arbitration, with a particular focus on representing French clients. He has participated in matters in France, England, Isle of Man, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, India, Singapore, British Virgin Islands and Mauritius. Mr. Heep has handled international arbitrations under most major institutional rules, including LCIA, ICC, and ICDR. Mr. Heep is the co-chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s International Law Committee and a board member of the French-American Chamber of Commerce (Philadelphia Chapter).
Before joining Pepper, Mr. Heep was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, where he briefed and argued a number of cases in the Third, Sixth and Ninth Circuits. After leaving the DOJ, Mr. Heep spent two and a half years in Central Africa, managing a technical assistance program and providing expert advice on constitutional and electoral law reform as the director of the International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES) program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mr. Heep also has served in the U.S. Peace Corps, as a high school teacher and environmental education volunteer, as a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program and as an elections supervisor in Bosnia.
Mr. Heep is a frequent author and lecturer.