Heather is a civil litigator, who handles matters in federal and state courts in Maryland and jurisdictions nationwide. Heather represents corporations and organizations in a wide range of cases, including commercial and business disputes, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury claims, transportation litigation, product liability actions, and employment disputes. She represents parties in construction contract and payment disputes, including the prosecution of mechanic’s lien and bond claims and the defense of breach of contract and construction defect and delay claims. Heather’s clients include companies of all sizes, ranging from an international package delivery service and elevator/escalator company to a nationwide storage container business to smaller regional and local businesses. Heather also advises clients on risk management concerns, commercial issues, and internal protocols, investigations, and legal compliance.
Before joining the firm in 2012, Heather completed a clerkship with the Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. During law school, she served on the executive board of the Maryland Law Review and was awarded the Joseph Bernstein Prize for legal writing and the William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional achievements and service to the school of law.
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law (2011), cum laude
B.A., University of Rochester (2008), Political Science, French
The Honorable Paul W. Grimm, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (2011–2012)