Heath Khan


Heath Khan is an associate in the Litigation Department, focusing his practice on complex litigation, antitrust, and insurance counseling and disputes. Heath has experience supervising every stage of litigation, including pre-complaint investigations, the discovery process, motions practice, and settlement. His expertise has enhanced representations across various areas of litigation, including antitrust, class action certification, theft of trade secrets, and white collar proceedings. Heath has briefed numerous dispositive motions, which have resulted in favorable rulings in both trial and appellate courts. He has also prepared mediation materials and helped secure favorable settlements in several high-stakes cases.


Representative Matters

  • Represents one of the world’s leading research universities in defending against Title IX, contract, and related claims by students.
  • Represented a national insurer facing an enterprise-wide and bet-the-company threat. After authoring briefs that reframed the entirety of the case, secured a confidential settlement at mediation that was eight figures below the client’s estimate prior to retaining Ballard.
  • Represented a technology company in internal investigation into a theft of its trade secrets, resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement for the company.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Heath has advised pro bono on numerous immigration, guardianship, and landlord/tenant matters. Heath has successfully argued on behalf of his clients in municipal and state court.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2020-2021

Judicial Internships

Hon. Anthony J. Scirica, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2017

Professional Activities

Federal Community Defender Office, Habeas Unit, Extern, 2018

Brooklyn Legal Services, Foreclosure Prevention Project, Intern, 2017


Co-author, "McCulloch v. Marbury," Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 34, p. 263, 2019, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-33



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2019)
Associate Editor, Journal of Law and Social Change
Legal Director, International Refugee Assistance Project

Temple University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2011)



U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania