Heckler and Frabizzio
Insurance Defense Litigation

Roxanne M. Eastes

Associate

Roxanne Eastes is a junior associate for the Worker’s Compensation Defense Department. Roxanne was admitted to practice in Delaware in 2019 including the District Court of Delaware and will be admitted to the New York Bar in early 2020. Roxanne is originally from Cape Town, South Africa, and came to the United States to fulfil her dream of being a US attorney.

Roxanne completed a BA Law degree, an English Honors degree and a Journalism Honors degree at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. She worked as a journalist at one of South Africa’s most prominent magazines and thereafter researched and wrote compliance programs for one of South Africa’s foremost compliance companies.

Roxanne then attended the University of Richmond School of Law and graduated magna cum laude and in the top 15% of her class. While in law school she interned for the Hon. Joel Hoppe in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia and served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the Richmond Journal of Law and Technology. Roxanne was a semi-finalist in the ABA Client Counseling and Negotiation National Competition and the Magister of the law school’s Phi Delta Phi chapter. She was also the research assistant to the Professors Meredith Harbach and David Epstein.

Roxanne moved to Delaware to complete a clerkship with the Hon. Jeffrey Clark in the Superior Court and joined the firm directly afterwards in the Dover office.

Roxanne is fluent in Afrikaans and English and proficient in German. In her free time Roxanne enjoys reading, painting, doing hand embroidery and spending time with her toy poodles, Teddy and Franklin, and her cat, Noël.