Jon Heinlein, J.D.

Associate Director, Business Contracts

Jon Heinlein oversees the Business Contracts unit in IPPS. Jon also serves as Co-Chair of the UC Business Contracts Collaborative and as a member of the UC Procurement Policy and Legal Documents Team.

Prior to joining UC San Diego, Jon worked as an attorney for a large regional law firm in the northeast.  His practice consisted primarily of complex business litigation, and he represented both public and private parties in state and federal court.  Jon is also experienced in counseling corporate entities on transactional and compliance matters, and served as the Senior Contracts Manager for TriTech Software Systems.

Jon graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he served on law review and as a judicial extern for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Fun Fact: Jon has driven across the country five times and his favorite place to stop is Louisville, KY.


  • 2016:
  • UC Procurement Services Most Valuable Procurement Professional Team Recipient 
  • CALI Award: Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut