KristaPerry Heckmann


Washington + 1.202.879.3788

Krista Perry Heckmann is a litigator with experience representing clients in trials, arbitrations, mediations, and appeals in venues across the country.

Before joining Jones Day in 2021, Krista served as a law clerk to Justice Neil M. Gorsuch and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States. She also served as a law clerk to Chief Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts prevails in First Circuit on ERISA claims brought by Massachusetts Laborers’ Health & Welfare FundIn an important win for the third-party administrator (TPA) industry, Jones Day persuaded the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to affirm the dismissal of ERISA claims brought by the Massachusetts Laborers’ Health & Welfare Fund against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA).
  • Major public company moves to dismiss Federal Trade Commission enforcement suit for lack of constitutional authorityJones Day moved to dismiss an FTC suit against a major public company on the ground that the FTC lacks constitutional authority to sue in federal court for monetary or injunctive relief.