Heather Cherepkai

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Heather Cherepkai


Heather is a highly skilled and experienced business litigator who concentrates on complex business litigation and business transactions. Ms. Cherepkai is a strong advocate for businesses and their owners, representing clients in state and federal courts as well as arbitration. Heather’s experience in complex business litigation includes business fraud, breach of contract, negligent and fraudulent misrepresentations, tortious interference, injunctive relief, non-compete agreements, commercial real estate, and other business disputes.

Heather’s career has spanned from her beginnings as an Assistant Public Defender in which she conducted numerous jury trials before she ultimately transitioned into her career in the practice of business law in 2013.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida


  • B.S. Indiana State University 2000
  • Juris Doctor, Ohio Northern University, Petit College of Law: 2003

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Contract Litigation
  • Tortious interference
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • DPBR issues
  • Commercial lease disputes
  • Business Formation
  • Non-Compete Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of Florida Bar