Professional Biography
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Heidi L. Sachs Retired Partner

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8000

    F +1.206.359.9000


    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA 98101-3099




For more than 35 years, Heidi Sachs practiced domestic and international trademark law, as well as copyright and other areas of intellectual property law. Heidi helped launch the firm's Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice in the 1980’s; she chaired or co-chaired this group for more than 20 years.

Professional Recognition

  • Named the Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Trade Secrets Law, 2016
  • Listed in Expert Guides Women in Business Law, 2015
  • Selected by The Best Lawyers in America as Seattle's "Lawyer of the Year" for Trademark Law, 2013
  • Recognized in the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2012 - 2014
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2003 - 2021: Copyright Law; Trade Secret Law; Trademark Law
  • Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property as an IP Star, 2013, 2014; Top 250 Women in IP, 2013
  • Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine, "Washington's Super Lawyers," 2005 - 2020
  • Listed in Legal Media Group’s Expert Guide, “One of the Country’s Top Trademark Lawyers”
  • Listed in Guide to the World’s Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioner, “Leading Practitioner"
  • Listed in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine's “Best Lawyers”
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)
  • Listed in The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, 2009 - 2013
  • Listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2009
  • Ranked nationally by Trademark Insider, 2009
  • Ranked for "National Trademark Prosecution" by Managing IP  in the 2009 World IP Survey
  • Ranked for "Regional (West) Trademark Prosecution" by Managing IP  in the 2009 World IP Survey
  • Ranked as "one of the top 10 Trademark Firms nationally" by Intellectual Property Today  in 2010


  • Hon. Robert Brachtenbach, State Supreme Court of Washington, 1982




  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1981
  • Pomona College, B.A., cum laude, 1976