Overview

Heather has experience in Corporate and Transactional and Finance matters. She has assisted in forming business entities; conducted due diligence for a $90.5 million acquisition; drafted operating agreements, motions, briefs, and memoranda; and assisted in the review of federal and state compliance regulations regarding real estate development projects and investment trusts.

Prior to law school, Heather spent nearly a decade working overseas in the international non-profit sector. Her experience managing large-scale budgets and company-wide restructurings gives her first-hand insight into the practical needs of her clients.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2020, magna cum laude
      Order of the Coif
      Chicago-Kent Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
      Moot Court Honor Society
      Recipient of the Chicago-Kent Honors Scholarship
      CALI Awards in Legislation and Corporate Finance
      Hon. Virginia M. Kendall, Northern District of Illinois, Extern (2018)
    • University of Birmingham, M.S., Health and Public Leadership and Management, 2012
      Merit Award
    • University of Illinois at Chicago, B.A., Political Science, 2008, cum laude
      Dean’s List

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois
          • Insights

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            News Release

            Schiff Guides Altaris in Sale of Senior Helpers

            Schiff Hardin represented Altaris Capital Partners, LLC in the sale of Senior Helpers, an owner and franchisor of professional home care services designed to allow elderly individuals to stay in their homes as long as possible.

            News Release

            Schiff Counsels Snap-on in $200M Acquisition of Dealer-FX Group, Inc.

            Schiff represented Snap-on Incorporated in its approximately $200 million cash purchase of Dealer-FX Group, Inc., a leading developer, marketer, and provider of service operations software solutions for automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers and their dealers.

            News Release

            Schiff Advises Altaris on Recapitalization of Minnetronix Medical, Inc.

            Schiff Hardin LLP represented Altaris Capital Partners, LLC, a private investment firm focused on the healthcare industry, in the majority recapitalization of Minnetronix Medical, Inc., a leading medical technology and operations partner to global medical device companies.

            News Release

            Schiff Hardin Advises Tuthill Corporation in Sale of Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems for $184 Million

            Schiff Hardin represented its long-standing client Tuthill Corporation, in the sale of its Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems division to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $184 million dollars, completed January 31, 2021.

            Alert

            Corporate Transparency Act: Federal Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Requirements Are Coming

            Many corporations, limited liability companies, and other similar entities will soon be required to disclose their beneficial owners to the United States government.

            Publications

            • “A Taxonomy of the Hardships Children of Immigrant Parents Face Following Parental Deportation and Recommendations to Protect the Children’s Rights,” 95 Chicago-Kent L. R. 2 (February 2021).