Ms. Heitzenrater also maintains an active commercial litigation practice. She represents clients in the construction and finance industries in products liability, securities fraud, appellate matters, and complex contract disputes.
Prior to rejoining Duane Morris in 2009, Ms. Heitzenrater served as law clerk for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Heitzenrater serves as a representative to the Duane Morris Recruitment and Retention Committee.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Ms. Heitzenrater is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She is a 2007 graduate of Boston College Law School, where she was managing editor for the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, and a magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2009-present; 2007-2008
•U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Joel H. Slomsky, 2008-2009
•Co-author, The Liquidating Fiduciary Exception and Administrative Status, The Legal Intelligencer, August 17, 2017
•Co-author, Post-Petition Interest In A Solvent Case: What Interest Rate Controls? The Legal Intelligencer, August 18, 2016
•Co-author, Extinguishment of Liens Through a Plan of Reorganization, The Legal Intelligencer, February 17, 2016
•Co-author, 'Authority' to Terminate Financing Statements Under UCC, The Legal Intelligencer, August 7, 2015
•Co-author, Function Over Form, The Legal Intelligencer, July 20, 2012
•Co-author, Justices' 'Narrow' Decision Doesn't Bar 'Lock-Up' Restriction, The Legal Intelligencer, January 6, 2012
•Co-author, Creditors Entitled to 'Reasonable' Fees Incurred Pursuing Self Interest, The Legal Intelligencer, January 7, 2011
•Co-author, Pennsylvania Construction Law: Getting Started, Getting Covered, Getting Paid, PBI Press, 2011
•Co-author, Creditor, Counsel Liable for Not Halting Garnishment in Bankruptcy Case, The Legal Intelligencer, August 6, 2010
•Co-author, Date of Incurrence of Debt Critical to Setoff Determination, The Legal Intelligencer, March 5, 2010
•Philadelphia Bar Association