Christopher Heo is a partner in WSHB’s Phoenix office. He has extensive experience as a litigator, specializing in professional liability (including legal malpractice and medical malpractice), employment discrimination, transportation, products liability, fire loss, and catastrophic injury cases.

Outside of work, Chris is an active member of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association, serving as an Executive Board Member since 2019. He is currently the president for the 2024-2025 term and has previously held positions as vice president (2023-2024), treasurer (2020-2023), and communications coordinator (2019-2020). Additionally, he is a member of the State Bar of Arizona’s Ethics Advisory Group and was part of the Leadership Institute Class of 2022-2023.

Chris is a graduate of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. During his time there, he participated in the Juvenile Family Justice Clinic and served as president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. He also interned at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Upon graduation, he was honored with the Alan A. Matheson Service Award for his outstanding service to the law school.

Prior to attending law school, Chris worked for four years in global logistics as an export booking coordinator for Trans-Pacific shipments. In his leisure time, he enjoys golfing and cheering for the Phoenix Suns and Las Vegas Golden Knights.




  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (J.D., 2017)
  • W.P. Carey School of Business (B.S., 2010)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Arizona




  • Arizona Asian American Bar Association, Executive Board Member 
  • State Bar of Arizona’s Ethics Advisory Group, Member
  • State Bar of Arizona’s Bar Leadership Institute (Class of 2022-2023) 

Honors & Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star" recognition for Professional Liability in Phoenix, AZ (2024)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Litigation - Labor and Employment and Professional Malpractice Law in Phoenix, AZ (2024)

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