Bar Admissions
Florida, 2000

Tennessee, 2013


Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation

  • Employment and Labor Law

  • Medicare Compliance


Education
University of Florida College of Law (J.D., 2000)
Wittenberg University (B.A.)



Heather Hatch

Email : hhatch@chartwelllaw.com
Phone Number : (561) 744-0067
Fax Number : (561) 744-0790
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11382 Prosperity Farms Rd.
Suite 222
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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HEATHER L. HATCH is a partner in the Palm Beach office of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP. Prior to that she was a partner with a Southeast firm. Ms. Hatch is a trial attorney practicing in the areas of civil litigation.  A focal part of her practice involves the representation of employers, self-insured employers, and their insurance carriers in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims and employment related matters in Florida.  She represents a variety of employers throughout the state of Florida before administrative judges, circuit courts and Judges of Compensation Claims.

Ms. Hatch’s practice areas also include Medicare Compliance, 111 reporting issues, and MMSEA compliance in both workers’ compensation and liability claims.  In addition to litigation,   Ms. Hatch offers workplace education which aim at enhancing risk prevention, effective incident reporting and decreasing potential litigation that may stem from workplace or disability issues.  Ms. Hatch is also a frequent lecturer throughout the state of Florida and other jurisdictions on workers’ compensation, Medicare Compliance and Employment related issues.  Ms. Hatch is certified as an educator with the State of Florida.

Ms. Hatch received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts, from Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio in 1997.

Ms. Hatch is licensed to practice law in Florida and Tennessee.  She is a member of The Florida Bar and Tennessee Bar.  She is also admitted in the U.S. District Courts of the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Her professional affiliations include The Florida Bar (Workers’ Compensation Section and Labor and Employment Sections), the American Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation and Labor and Employment Sections), The Palm Beach County Bar Association (including serving on the Professionalism Committee and the Workers’ Compensation Committee), Florida Association of Women Lawyers and associate member of the Palm Beach Chapter of RIMS.  Ms. Hatch is also active in several community organizations and local scholarship funds.

Professional Associations

Palm Beach County Bar Association
American Bar Association
RIMS
NAMSAP
FAWL