Heather Chiovara

Heather Chiovara

Ph • 854.529.0595 EXT: 114


  • University of South Carolina
  • Charleston School of Law



  • South Carolina Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina



Heather leverages over a decade of extensive civil litigation experience in her general liability practice at Walker Allen. Her background includes defending corporate clients in the auto tire and building products industries in complex product liability, class action, and mass torts litigation. She has also represented homeowner associations, developers, design professionals, and contractors in construction defect litigation and defended clients in premise liability, dram shop liability, professional liability, and automobile accident litigation. Her breadth of experience and profound knowledge of the litigation process enables her to craft superior solutions tailored for each client’s goals.

Heather earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina, where she served as a University 101 Peer Leader and Vice President of the Carolina Student Judicial Counsel. After college, Heather gained experience in the legal field as a product liability/mass torts litigation paralegal, continuing this role while attending law school at the Charleston School of Law. During law school, Heather was honored with a merit scholarship and a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Pleadings and Practice. Continuing her career with the same firm after law school, Heather represented many of the same clients she assisted as a paralegal. She later joined a reputable insurance defense firm before joining the Walker Allen firm in 2023.