Heather assists clients in overcoming financial hurdles. Whether representing a distressed business in a financial reorganization or helping a creditor to secure their rights, she is adept at guiding clients through technical intricacies while always being mindful of the added stress that a financial challenge can bring to a business or individual.
Heather’s practice focuses on business-related litigation, with a concentration on valuation issues. She has handled jury and bench trials in forums throughout Texas, including state, federal and bankruptcy courts.
Experienced with both Chapter 7 (liquidation) and Chapter 11 (reorganization) cases, Heather also has helped clients with numerous out-of-court workouts and restructurings. She represents secured and unsecured creditors and debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders to enforce their rights and obligations in the context of bankruptcy litigation, including Section 363 asset sales, the prosecution and defense of preferential and fraudulent transfer actions, objections to discharge and dischargeability of debt, challenges to claims, involuntary bankruptcy petitions, executory contract issues, requests for relief from the automatic stay, and declaratory judgment proceedings.
Committed to helping taxpayers achieve their goals for substantial ad valorem tax savings and refunds, Heather frequently represents property owners in property tax assessment litigation to minimize their tax liability. She has experience with all types of commercial and industrial properties, including broadcast properties, national headquarters, data centers, office buildings, shopping centers, apartment complexes, raw land, industrial facilities and oil rigs, with values that range up to $250 million.