Heather Potts is a commercial litigator with extensive experience in bankruptcy including the representation of trustees, creditors, and debtors in the prosecution and defense of claims related to fraudulent transfers, preferences, discharge/dischargeability actions, and exemption disputes. She has secured court approval of complex asset sales and represented clients in cross-border insolvency matters and Chapter 11 confirmation, dismissal, and conversion disputes. Outside of the insolvency arena, Ms. Potts has represented clients in state court, federal court, and before arbitration panels in matters related to business disputes. Ms. Potts’ appellate experience includes successful oral argument before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
For four consecutive years (2012-2015), Ms. Potts has been named by Texas Monthly’s Law and Politics magazine as a “Texas Rising Star,” a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Texas attorneys under the age of forty who have been practicing for less than ten years. Ms. Potts speaks and writes on matters of bankruptcy frequently and has been published in the Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.
Ms. Potts graduated from Baylor Law School in 2005 where she was named to the Order of Barristers. Ms. Potts graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University with a bachelor of science in secondary education. Prior to law school, Ms. Potts taught high school English in rural El Paso for four years.