Overview

Heaven Chandler helps clients address the myriad concerns attending investment management matters — all while resolving operational and regulatory challenges.

Prior Experience

Heaven’s initial introduction to the firm was as a summer associate. She assisted the litigation and investment management groups with discovery and mail and wire fraud charging requirements research, in addition to conducting due diligence reviews for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and business acquisitions. 

Prior to that, Heaven worked as a summer associate for Dorsey & Whitney, supporting the trial and corporate groups, and for United Health Group, shoring up client contracts and researching variations in state law on certain legal issues. She first made her foray into law clerking for BrownWinick, where her work focused on identifying ways to enhance client service.

Personal Interests

Heaven enjoys watching sports. She is particularly invested in track and field as she was a heptathlete during her time at the University of Iowa. (Go Hawks!) From that experience, she has grown to love researching topics related to the effect of sports within our society, including sports gambling and gender studies. In her free time, you can find Heaven trying out new food spots, on her couch watching musicals, or running and exploring the city with her dog, Sage. 

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Education

University of Iowa College of Law
J.D. Journal of Corporation Law - Articles Editor (2020)

University of Iowa
B.A. in English and Ethics & Public Policy, with honors (2017)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Iowa Legal Clinic — Federal Defense Practice Group, 2018-20
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Free Legal Answers — Volunteer, 2017

Civic Activities

  • Street Law — Volunteer Teacher
  • Dream Center — Winter Coat Drive Organizer
  • Hawkeye Pride — Weekly Reading Buddy

Honors

  • University of Iowa College of Law — Law Legal Opportunity Fellow, 2017-20; Dennis Shields Scholarship Recipient, 2017, 2019; William L. Smith & Gwenn Smith Scholarship, 2018; Hancher-Finkbine Candidate, 2020; Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Procedure: Adjudication, 2018; Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Professional Responsibility, 2019
  • University of Iowa Women’s Track and Field — Women’s Track Scholarship, Academic All-American, 2017; Larry Wizoreck Walk-On Recipient, 2016; Big Ten Sportsmanship Honoree, 2016; Fifth All Time: Hurdles, 2017; Tenth All Time: Pentathlon Year, 2017
  • University of Iowa — Scholastic Merit Scholarship, 2013-17; Advantage Iowa Scholarship, 2013-17; Carver Scholarship Award, 2017; Dean’s List, August 2013-May 2017
Awards Methodology
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