Catherine Heacox


Catherine Heacox represents individuals injured by dangerous drugs and products, medical negligence and toxic exposure. For three decades, Ms. Heacox has focused her practice on complex civil litigation including pharmaceutical and product liability mass tort actions, personal injury actions and environmental injury matters. Through her tireless efforts, the rights of numerous injured people are vindicated.

  • Member the American Association for Justice
  • Member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the American Association of Trial Lawyers – New Jersey

Prior to joining The Lanier Law Firm in 2007, Ms. Heacox practiced law at Weitz & Luxenberg.  Ms. Heacox is the co-author of “An Antidote to Pre-emption,” published in Trial magazine in February 2002.  Actively involved in neighborhood activities, Ms. Heacox resides in Manhattan. She has a great affection for the outdoors with avid interests in sailing, hiking, skiing and cycling.

  • Served on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee: In re Mirena IUD Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2767; and In re Lipitor (Atorvastatin Calcium) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2502
  • litigated cases in numerous MDL and other mass tort litigations including: IN RE: Avandia Litigation, MDL 1871 (E.D.Pa.); IN RE: Actos (Pioglitazone) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2299 (W.D.La.); In Re Xarelto Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2592 (E.D.La.); In re Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2545 (N.D. Il.); IN RE: Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2100 (S.D. Il.); In re Ortho Evra Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1742 (N.D. Oh.), IN RE: Chantix (Varenicline) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2092 (N.D. Al); In re Propecia (Finasteride) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2331, Fosamax, Medtronic Lead Wire Litigation, Reglan, Ketek, Vaginal Mesh, Da Vinci, Parlodel, and Medtronic Infuse.
  • J.D. – Rutgers University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts – Rutgers University, graduated with high honors

Admitted to practice law in state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey
Admitted to practice law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

  • New York Metro Super Lawyer from 2013 to the present