M.B.A., University of California Berkeley
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
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VP and Mergers & Acquisitions Counsel, Platinum Equity, Los Angeles
Cooley LLP, San Francisco
Investment Banker, Merrill Lynch, New York
Heather practices general business law for emerging growth companies, venture capitalists, private equity firms and other corporate clients. She represents some of Los Angeles’ preeminent private equity funds, as well as the area’s hottest technology companies. She’s an experienced global mergers and acquisitions attorney and has received M&A Advisor's Top 40 under 40 M&A professionals award. Heather has a niche practice representing senior executives in their employment, equity and separation matters. She also handles securities offerings, technology transactions, lending, corporate governance and SEC compliance, and general commercial contracts and transactions.
Heather is a Pasadena Angels investor, a mentor for the Los Angeles Business Technology Center and a respected expert in the Los Angeles technology and private equity communities. Before she founded Credo, she was in-house counsel to Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles based private equity firm, where she practiced global M&A and served as outside general counsel to the companies in Platinum’s portfolio. Heather has vast experience representing emerging growth companies and the venture capitalists who invest in them. Before she became a lawyer, she was an investment banker in New York.