R. Jeffrey Heilman



  • University of Arizona
    James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., 2011, magna cum laude;
    Order of the Coif, Law Review (Executive Note Editor, 2010-2011), Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy (Articles Editor) (2010-2011); Sol Resnick Water Resources Fellowship
  • Santa Clara University, B.A., 2008, magna cum laude, Sigma Tau Delta


Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona, 2012
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona, 2012
  • Supreme Court of California, 2013

Jeff Heilman concentrates his practice on water rights and natural resources, environmental law, and Indian law.  Prior to joining Salmon, Lewis & Weldon, he was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Ann A. Scott Timmer of the Arizona Court of Appeals.  He also interned with the Department of the Interior Solicitor’s Office securing federal water rights in the Montana Stream Adjudication, reviewing mineral and gas leases on the Crow Indian Reservation, and gaining experience in federal administrative law.


  • “Don’t Be Left Out to Dry: Recognizing and Addressing Water Supply Issues in Arizona Real Estate Transactions,” 46 Arizona State Law Journal 577 (2014).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
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