Heather joined Elias, Books, Brown & Nelson in 2009. Her practice began with a primary focus on oil and gas transactions with an emphasis on title examination authoring numerous drilling, division order and acquisition title opinions. She has guided clients through a wide range of acquisitions and divestures of oil and gas properties. Heather’s expertise includes preparation and negotiation of industry contracts, as well as due diligence support. Her focus has expanded beyond the energy industry into a variety of transactions relating to real property.
Heather’s practice has also expanded into the representation of both businesses and individuals in asset protection planning. She has experience advising and representing enterprises of all sizes regarding the structure, formation and operation of various types of business entities. In addition, she has prepared comprehensive estate plans to families for the management and disposition of assets to minimize adverse effects of taxes, family disagreements and potential lawsuits.
Heather graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2009. While in law school, she was actively involved in the Energy Resources Law Student Association. Heather was also an active member of the Organization for the Advancement of Women in the Law.
2009- Juris Doctorate, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Academic Achievement Award in First Amendment Law
Top Speaker Award in 1L Moot Court Competition
2006- Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Suma Cum Laude, University of Central Oklahoma
2009- Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
American Bar Association
Mineral Lawyers Society of Oklahoma City
- Women’s Energy Network
Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen
- Co-Chair of Oklahoma City Association of Professional Landmen Fun Run Committee
- Tulsa Association of Petroleum Landman
- Real Property Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association