Heather Saum Ware is a partner with Hall Booth Smith, P.C. She joined the firm 11 years ago but started her practice in 1998 in Mississippi in the areas of products liability and medical malpractice defense. Since joining Hall Booth, Heather has litigated in a wide variety of areas involving medical, chiropractic, and dental malpractice, general liability, employment law, and data privacy and security.
A native of Columbus, Mississippi, Ms. Saum Ware attended Mississippi State University as a Schillig Scholar and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication in 1995. In 1998, she received her Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Mississippi. While at Ole Miss, she was a member of the Law Journal and the Moot Court Board.
Ms. Saum Ware litigates professional negligence claims through the defense of doctors, chiropractors, hospitals, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. She works with the health care practitioner to highlight his or her expertise through the support of outstanding expert witnesses and knowledgeable, thorough, and detailed preparation for trial. Additionally, she represents professionals sued for negligence, fraud, and fiduciary breaches in other area of professional practice though errors and omissions claims.
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1998, University of Mississippi
Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1995, Mississippi State University
United States Supreme Court, 2005
Mississippi Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, 1998
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, 1998
Georgia Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, 2006
U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, 2006
State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of Mississippi
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Defense Research Institute
Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell