Heather Zimmer is an associate in Herrick’s Litigation Department, where she focuses her practice on a wide range of issues in complex commercial litigation, representing clients in both state and federal courts, as well as avenues of alternative dispute resolution. Heather regularly advises clients, including business partners, limited liability companies, financial institutions, real estate investors, international clothing distributors, fashion brands, condominium sponsors, and commercial real estate and investment firms, and helps them navigate complex disputes and government investigations on matters pertaining to corporate law, employment litigation and counseling, real estate, intellectual property, and bankruptcy.

As a law student, Heather held various legal internships, including with the King’s County District Attorney’s Office and the New York County District Attorney’s Office. She also held a summer internship with the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where she gained experience in matters involving the False Claims Act; Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA); the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA).

Heather regularly writes and speaks on various legal and business issues, most recently on topics such as restrictive covenants and SPAC litigation risks.

Memberships & Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Herrick’s Diversity Committee