Heather E. Zaug

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3975 Fair Ridge Drive
Suite 475 South
Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: (703) 591-3440
Fax: (703) 591-7646
Email: hzaug@hdjn.com
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Heather Zaug is a director in the firm. Her practice is primarily directed to the representation of healthcare providers in the defense of medical malpractice cases.  Ms. Zaug represents hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and nurses in a wide variety of specialties. Ms. Zaug has extensive experience in defending healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases in state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Ms. Zaug also provides healthcare risk management advice to her clients.

Ms. Zaug has been recognized for her trial success in the Virginia Medical Law Reports Top Defense Verdict List in 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. Ms. Zaug was included by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine in its Rising Stars edition in the area of medical malpractice defense in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2015. Only 2.5% of all lawyers in Virginia are selected as Rising Stars.

B.A., magna cum laude, George Mason University
J.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
District of Columbia

Virginia State Bar
Maryland State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
Fairfax Bar Association
Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
American Health Lawyers Association
Virginia Chapter of American Society of Healthcare Risk Managers