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Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
Up and Coming
"She possesses great legal expertise, solid commercial awareness and strong negotiating skills." "She has a sharp intellect. She consistently provides clear and practical advice in complicated commercial matters."
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Ms. Heitzenrater practices in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, creditors' rights, commercial finance and secured transactions. She represents insurance companies, secured creditors, chapter 11 debtors-in-possession, chapter 11 trustees, chapter 7 trustees, liquidating trustees and creditors' committees in all aspects of a bankruptcy case. She served as counsel to insurance companies providing prepetition and/or postpetition insurance coverage to debtors in complex chapter 11 cases and has represented both creditors and liquidating trustees in numerous avoidance actions. She has also assisted creditors in enforcement of remedies through commercial litigation in federal and state court.
Ms. Heitzenrater also has extensive commercial litigation experience. She has represented clients in the construction and finance industries in products liability, securities fraud, appellate matters and complex contract disputes. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing women and their children in complex immigration matters.
Duane Morris LLP: Partner, 2019-present, Associate, 2009-2018, 2007-2008; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Law Clerk to the Hon. Joel H. Slomsky, 2008-2009
Turnaround Management Association; National Association of Women Lawyers.
Boston College Law School, J.D., 2007: Managing Editor, Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review; Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004.