Heidi M. Silton



Antitrust Law
Business Litigation


William Mitchell College of Law, 1995

Bar Admissions:

1995, Minnesota

Court Admissions:

U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit


Heidi Silton is a partner in the firm’s antitrust department and practices primarily in complex business litigation. Heidi represents mainly small and mid-sized businesses in complex litigation involving other businesses and litigates in Minnesota and throughout the United States. She and the firm are regularly appointed lead and co-lead plaintiffs’ class counsel by courts in nationwide antitrust litigation.

For the past several years, Heidi has been named one of Minnesota’s top 50 women lawyers, and top 100 lawyers, by a peer review list of leading Minnesota Lawyers. She currently serves as the Vice President of The Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (COSAL) and as a member of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) Private Enforcement Awards Judging Committee. She also serves as an advisor to the American Bar Association’s Global Private Litigation Committee. Heidi is a past chair and emeritus of the Minnesota State Bar Association Antitrust Law Section.

In addition to her litigation practice, she is a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is the firm’s Hiring Partner. Heidi believes in the value of mentorship and works to mentor other attorneys both inside and outside her firm.

An active volunteer in her community, Heidi serves on the board of Arete Academy and as a Reader/Writer coach for 8th graders in conjunction with Meet Me in the Middle. Heidi has also co-chaired galas to support the Sanneh Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, and Second Harvest.

  • Precision Associates, Inc., et al. v. Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., et al.;
  • In re Digital Music Antitrust Litig. , Master File No. 1:06-md-01780-LAP (S.D.N.Y.);
  • In re Keurig Green Mountain Single-Serve Coffee Antitrust Litigation , MDL No. 2542 (S.D. N.Y.);
  • In Re Potash Antitrust Litigation (II);
  • In Re Urethane Antitrust Litigation;
  • In Re MSG Antitrust Litigation
  • “Hot Topics in Obtaining Discovery in Foreign Countries” at the University of Minnesota Law School as part of an Electronic Discovery Seminar (March 4, 2014)
  • “Generational Issues in the Law” at the University of Minnesota Law School as part of the MSBA and Women in the Legal Profession seminar series (April 4, 2013)
  • “Hot Topics in Antitrust Law” at a Minnesota Women Lawyers CLE (January 18, 2012)
  • “Hypotheticals for Practical Application” at the MSBA CLE on Antitrust Law Issues in Intellectual Property Litigation and Licensing (May 25, 2011)
  • 2002 speaker at an MSBA CLE on Fraud, Misrepresentation and Deceptive Trade Practices; frequent speaker at local civic organizations
  • Named a Minnesota Super Lawyer® from 2003-2019.
  • Named one of Minnesota’s Top 50 Women Super Lawyers® in 2012, 2015-2019, and a Top 100 Minnesota Women Super Lawyer® for 2007-2009.
  • Named a Top 100 Minnesota Super Lawyer® in 2017.
  • Named one of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2005.
  • Vice President of the Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (COSAL)
  • Co-Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Membership, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Advisory Member of the American Bar Association Global Private Litigation Committee, Antitrust Section
  • Member of the Twin Cities Diversity In Practice (TCDIP) Engagement & Innovation Committee
  • Co-Chair of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) Antitrust Enforcement Awards Judging Committee
  • Advisory Board Member of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI)
  • Arete Academy Board Member
  • Reader/Writer Board Member and student mentor
  • Past Co-chair of the Sanneh Foundation Annual Gala; past Co-chair of the American Diabetes Association Gala; past Co-chair of the Twin Cities Second Harvest fundraising event, the annual “Butterball”