• University of Iowa, College of Law, JD, 2013
  • Clarke University, MBA, 2008
  • Clarke University, BA, 2005

Heidi Kuffel is an associate in the Chicago office. Heidi practices in insurance coverage, providing coverage advice to insurers, and representing insurers in lawsuits involving first-party property, professional liability, directors and officers, and commercial general liability policies.

Prior to her work in insurance coverage, Heidi previously worked as an associate in employment law and commercial litigation, representing clients at arbitrations, mediations, agency hearings, and bench trials.

Heidi obtained a master of business administration degree and worked as a project manager prior to earning a law degree from the University of Iowa, College of Law.

Qualifications and admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York
  • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar
  • US District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Second and Seventh Circuit

Market recognition

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Insurance Law (2023-2024)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2015-2018, 2020-2023)

Presentations and publications

  • Co-author, “Duties in the absence of defense or indemnity obligations – A closer look at the MCS-90 endorsement and the inconsistencies in determining when it applies,” published for Kennedys (November 2023)