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Meet The team

Meet Our Award Winning Attorneys

Heather J. Atnip

  • Owner/Trial Attorney





Heather J. Atnip graduated Cum Laude from Wayne State University Law School in 2006. While attending law school, she took a position with an insurance company focusing primarily on insurance defense. After three years of defending the insurance company, she moved on to work for a large plaintiff firm, successfully litigating a large number of cases. In 2013, Heather J. Atnip founded Atnip & Associates, PLLC, located in beautiful downtown Rochester where she currently focuses on catastrophic first-party and third-party cases.

She has spoken twice for the Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ) on the topics of cross-examining neuropsychologists and obtaining large verdicts. She is a member of the MAJ, where she serves on the executive board; the State Bar of Michigan; the Women's Bar Association; the Brain Injury Association of Michigan; and the Macomb County Bar Association, where she serves as a trustee.

Areas Of Practice

  • Auto Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Catastrophic Claims
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Medical Provider Representation


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: cum laude


  • Cross-examining neuropsychologists and obtaining large verdicts, Michigan Association for Justice (MAJ)

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, 2011-2022
  • 10 Best Attorneys and Firms For Client Satisfaction
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015 Top Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Women of the Year, National Association of Professional Women, 2014
  • Top Women Attorneys in Michigan, 2018-2019, 2022
  • 2020 10 Best Female Attorneys in Personal Injury

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Association for Justice, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Women’s Bar Association
  • Brain Injury Association of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association, Trustee

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