Gaye Nell Heck

Gaye Nell Heck: Attorney with Bialson, Bergen & Schwab
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Gaye Nell Heck has practiced law for over 20 years in the areas of commercial and bankruptcy litigation. Prior to joining Bialson, Bergen & Schwab, Ms. Heck practiced in Georgia and California in the area of general business law with an emphasis on debtor-creditor rights. From 1994 to 1995, Ms. Heck served as Judicial Clerk to the Honorable James R. Grube (Ret.), United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of California. Since joining Bialson, Bergen & Schwab, Ms. Heck has been active in the firm's bankruptcy and insolvency practice. Ms. Heck has lectured during her career to attorneys under the auspices of the State Bar of California's Continuing Education Program and the Santa Clara Bar Association. Ms. Heck's lecture topics include: Bankruptcy Litigation and Fraudulent Conveyances. In addition, Ms. Heck co-authored "Dischargeability of Environmental Liability in Bankruptcy" for the California Real Property Journal (Summer, 1996). Ms. Heck has served on the Board of Directors of several charitable organizations, including Los Altos Children's Center Preschool (2008-Present), Los Altos/Mountain View Pony Baseball (2006-Present), Senior New Ways, a senior services provider (2005-2008).

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditors Remedies
  • Fraudulent Conveyance
  • Debtor and Creditor Rights
  • Business Law
  • Technology Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Workouts
  • Debtor and Creditor

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
650-857-9500  Phone
650-494-2738  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
Emory University, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1994, California; 1990, Georgia
State Bar of California; State Bar of Georgia; Palo Alto Bar Association (Co-Chair, Women's Lawyer Committee, 1997-1999).

Peer Reviews

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Menlo Park, California

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