Heather handles a range of educational law matters with a primary focus on special education. She provides legal advice to superintendents, directors and other school personnel.
She has successfully litigated several administrative due process hearings involving claims for tuition reimbursement, reimbursement for related services and/or demands for compensatory education.
Before Fox Rothschild
Heather previously served as an education attorney in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.
Prior to that, she served as assistant general counsel for the School District of Philadelphia. In this role, she provided legal advice to school personnel and represented the District at administrative due process hearings. While at the District, Heather successfully litigated hearings involving statute of limitations issues, tuition reimbursement claims, Section 504 matters and demands for compensatory education.
Heather is a former assistant city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia Law Department.
While in law school, Heather served as the articles editor for the Widener Law Review.