Heather’s practice focuses on domestic and cross-border debt financings and innovative impact investing transactions.
Heather advises borrowers, lenders, investors, asset managers, and growth-stage companies in connection with debt financings, project financings, program-related investments, blended capital transactions, funds formation, and mezzanine, junior, and hybrid products. She has advised on complex deals across diverse industries, including clean energy, infrastructure, affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, financial inclusion, environmental protection, and waste management.
Heather was previously a senior banking associate in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She also practiced in the New York office of Arent Fox LLP, focusing on public and real estate finance. Prior to joining RPCK, Heather was the Director for Inclusive Development at the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP), where she developed and managed global project portfolios that promoted expansion of the impact investing field and provided strategic and corporate legal representation to communities affected by large-scale land-based investment. Her work at ISLP was principally located in East and West Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Andean region of Latin America.
Heather earned her J.D., with highest honors, from The George Washington University Law School, and she received her B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy from the James Madison College of Michigan State University. She is a member of the New York bar.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
Michigan State University, B.A.
Social Finance and Impact Investing
Banking and Corporate Finance
Cross Border Transactions