Northeastern University School of Law, JD

Northeastern University Graduate School of Business Administration, MBA

Allegheny College, BA


  • Represented management in mediation, securing a favorable settlement in a complex claim involving allegations of harassment and discrimination.
  • Successfully defended employer in claims before the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Received a favorable determination in an arbitration proceeding involving a claim of failure to accommodate based on religion.
  • Served as advisor to employer in navigating myriad issues related to performance standards and performance management.


Vermont 2014

New York 2006

Memberships & Activities

Society of Human Resource Management


Heather is a frequent presenter on topics pertaining to human resources management and employment law. Favorite topics include:

Conflict Management
EEO Complaints and the EEO Process
Addressing and Identifying Performance Issues
Performance-Based Removals
Employee Engagement
Diversity, Inclusion and Civility in the Workplace