Heather E. Heberlein

Shareholder
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.298.0801
F 216.623.0150
P 216.298.0801 | F 216.623.0150



Overview

Heather is a shareholder in firm's Corporate, Tax, and Transactional Group. Her legal practice is focused on creditors' rights and bankruptcy. She has established a successful practice by working closely with creditors, debtors, and financial institutions to resolve complex legal matters. Heather regularly counsels her clients on commercial transactions, including collections, receiverships, foreclosures, reorganizations, restructurings, and workouts. She also provides representation for all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including bankruptcy litigation.

In addition to her work in bankruptcy and creditors' rights, Heather also assists clients with corporate and real estate transactions. She negotiates and drafts commercial loan transactions, credit agreements, cognovits, promissory notes, security agreements, and forbearance agreements. Heather also negotiates and drafts purchase and sale agreements, mortgages, leases, and subordination and non-attornment agreements.

Services

Education

  1. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. University of Dayton, B.A.
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2024)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ Next Generation Program, 2018

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, Immediate Past Chair
    • 3R program, Volunteer
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ladder Down Cleveland, Class of 2023
  • Turnaround Management Association, Ohio Chapter, Member
  • Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Northeast Ohio Chapter, Steering Committee Member

Insights

  1. Alert
    Corporate Transparency Act: New Reporting Rules for Dissolved and Merged Companies (Jul 12, 2024)
  2. Articles
    Is your cannabis business going up in smoke? - Is your cannabis business going up in smoke?" Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2019)
    Filing proof of claims after Crawford: Has the landscape really changed? - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2016)
    Law firm dissolutions...Is the 'Unfinished Business Doctrine' finished? - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2014)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Earns Recognition in 2024 Best Lawyers (Aug 17, 2023)

Overview

Heather is a shareholder in firm's Corporate, Tax, and Transactional Group. Her legal practice is focused on creditors' rights and bankruptcy. She has established a successful practice by working closely with creditors, debtors, and financial institutions to resolve complex legal matters. Heather regularly counsels her clients on commercial transactions, including collections, receiverships, foreclosures, reorganizations, restructurings, and workouts. She also provides representation for all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including bankruptcy litigation.

In addition to her work in bankruptcy and creditors' rights, Heather also assists clients with corporate and real estate transactions. She negotiates and drafts commercial loan transactions, credit agreements, cognovits, promissory notes, security agreements, and forbearance agreements. Heather also negotiates and drafts purchase and sale agreements, mortgages, leases, and subordination and non-attornment agreements.

Education

  1. Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. University of Dayton, B.A.
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  3. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2024)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ Next Generation Program, 2018

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section, Immediate Past Chair
    • 3R program, Volunteer
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ladder Down Cleveland, Class of 2023
  • Turnaround Management Association, Ohio Chapter, Member
  • Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Northeast Ohio Chapter, Steering Committee Member

Insights

  1. Alert
    Corporate Transparency Act: New Reporting Rules for Dissolved and Merged Companies (Jul 12, 2024)
  2. Articles
    Is your cannabis business going up in smoke? - Is your cannabis business going up in smoke?" Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2019)
    Filing proof of claims after Crawford: Has the landscape really changed? - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2016)
    Law firm dissolutions...Is the 'Unfinished Business Doctrine' finished? - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2014)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Earns Recognition in 2024 Best Lawyers (Aug 17, 2023)