Beth Heifetz is a partner at Jones Day. She has more than 25 years of experience in appellate litigation, representing clients in constitutional, tax, antitrust, securities, insurance, and bankruptcy matters. She also has led successful international arbitration teams in commercial disputes, as well as trial teams in cases concerning remedies for constitutional violations.
Beth's recent experience includes representing online travel companies in appeals across the country challenging state and local efforts to impose certain taxes. Other recent experience includes representing creditors committees in professional negligence litigation in the U.S. Courts of Appeals and in state courts and representing clients in bankruptcy appeals involving government contracts and executive compensation. Beth has authored briefs and petitions for certiorari in the United States Supreme Court on a variety of issues including the First Amendment, federal constitutional challenges to state taxes, predatory behavior in the antitrust context, and state regulation of federally chartered banks.
Beth is a former co-chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the American Bar Association Litigation Section and former co-chair of the Litigation Section's Pro Bono Committee. She is coauthor of “The Supreme Court and State Taxation: 1996-97, and a Glimpse of the Future to Come,” published in The State and Local Tax Lawyer.
Beth chairs the Firm's Issues & Appeals Practice. She also oversees judicial clerk recruiting at Jones Day, and is active in mentoring programs.