Heather is of counsel in the firm’s Atlanta office, where she has worked since 2022. She is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer focused on crafting litigation strategy to achieve her clients’ long-term business, financial, and personal goals. Heather represents large, multinational corporations and individuals in a range of business disputes. She has particular expertise in litigating employment disputes, including restrictive covenants and trade secret disputes, business tort and fraud, and disputes between businesses and business partners. Heather has been named a Rising Star by her peers at Georgia Super Lawyers.
Represented a financial services company in a fraudulent transfer lawsuit. Obtained a verdict in the client’s favor undoing the transfer, and awarding fees and punitive damages, following a bench trial.
Represented a family in their dispute with a new owner of the family-owned company, alleging fraudulent inducement in the transfer of the business. Obtained a preliminary injunction appointing a receiver to oversee the company’s asset, and ultimately a favorable settlement for the client.
Represented an Atlanta technology company being sued by one of its suppliers for breach of contract, and added tort claims, including fraud and breach of fiduciary duty. Won summary judgment on all of the tort claims except for breach of fiduciary duty. The Court of Appeals reversed in our favor.
Represented a production company suing a major telecommunications company for an alleged failure to distribute a recording. Won the appeal in the Second Circuit, which reversed the district court’s dismissal of our client’s Complaint on statute of limitation grounds.
Represented an international technology company based in Atlanta in arbitration suing for fraud and breach of a stock purchase agreement. The case involved complex technical and legal issues, and a large number of documents. Obtained a favorable settlement for our client prior to arbitration.
Represented a consultant suing various developers for their failure to pay her consultancy fee in a week-long jury trial. Obtained a verdict of nearly $1,000,000 for the client, which included all of the client’s legal fees.
State Bar of Georgia
State Bar of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Second and Eleventh Circuits
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern District of New York
Supreme Court of Georgia
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States Tax Court