Heidi M. Silton
Heidi Silton is a seasoned litigator with more than 25 years of experience representing clients in high stakes complex civil litigation. Throughout her career, Heidi has successfully represented clients in antitrust actions, earning her a reputation as a skilled and aggressive advocate for her clients’ interests. She is known and respected by courts nationwide and counsel across the country on both the plaintiff and defense side. Throughout her career, Heidi has worked with many types of clients, and in varying market segments. She is passionate about protecting clients’ economic freedom and opportunity by promoting free and fair competition in the marketplace and is dedicated to antitrust enforcement.
Heidi’s approach to litigation is rooted in thorough preparation, creative problem-solving, and a fierce commitment to achieving the best possible outcome for her clients. Heidi is equally comfortable in the courtroom as in negotiations. She is known for her ability to harness large amounts of evidence into a compelling narrative for courts or juries, her ability to think on her feet, her attention to detail while balancing many balls in the air, and her never-ending ability to problem solve.
In addition to investigating and litigating national and international antitrust cases, Heidi is active in antitrust discussion and policy nationwide, and is committed to staying up-to-date on the latest legal developments and trends. She is the immediate past President of The Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (COSAL), an Advisory Board member of the American Antitrust Institute (AAI), and the current chair of AAI’s Private Enforcement Awards Committee. Heidi is also a past chair and emeritus of the Minnesota State Bar Association Antitrust Law Section.
Within her firm, Heidi has led the Hiring Committee, the Summer Associate Program, and the Business Development Committee, and is currently most active in the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Heidi is admitted into courts across the country, as well as being licensed to practice in the State and U. S. District Court of Minnesota, and the Seventh Circuit and Eighth Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Heidi is committed to community involvement, especially around mentoring and DEI issues, and believes in giving back to the community in meaningful ways. Heidi serves on the boards of Arete Academy and of Reader/Writer, where she is also a writing coach for 8th graders. Heidi has also co-chaired galas to support the Sanneh Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, and Second Harvest.
In her free time, Heidi enjoys traveling, hiking, and exploring art, as well as spending time with family.