Meredith S. Heller has considerable experience representing clients at both the trial and appellate levels in criminal and civil matters in the state and the federal courts, including arguing cases before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York Court of Appeals. She has also counseled attorneys facing discipline and bar applicants in the admissions process.

Meredith is a frequent speaker at CLEs and the Orientation Program for Newly Admitted Attorneys in the First Department where she discusses quality of life issues, substance abuse and the resources available through the Lawyers Assistance Program. She has spoken at the Second Department Orientation Program on civility and professionalism.


  • Chair, 2014-2017, NYC Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility Committee

  • Chair, 2011-2014, NYC Bar Association's Lawyers Assistance Program Committee

  • New York State Bar Association’s Professional Discipline Committee

  • New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Meredith is admitted to the New York State Bar, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Southern District of Texas, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Case Western Reserve University, and is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She was admitted in the Second Department in 2006.