Burr & Forman

Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen

Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University

Alabama
Louisiana
Mississippi

  • Alabama State Courts
  • Mississippi State Courts
  • Louisiana State Courts
  • All Alabama Appellate Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Louisiana

  • Women’s International Shipping and Trade Association
  • Maritime Law Association, Special Committee on Cybersecurity (2015-2017); Young Lawyers Committee, Secretary (2017-2018)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
  • International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association, Proctor in Admiralty (2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Attorney
  • Maritime Law Association, Special Committee on Cybersecurity (2016)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Civil Litigation: Defense (2017)
  • Named to Mobile Bay Magazine’s "40 Under 40" (2018)
  • Junior League of Mobile, Inc., Outside Counsel
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society “Man and Woman of the Year” Nominating Committee
  • Retained as local counsel to represent major petroleum company in fuel dealer's bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Retained by international, national, and community banks to handle commercial and residential foreclosures and related issues.

  • Frequent representation of P&I Clubs and international interests in matters relating to claims, cargo damage, and discharges.

  • Represented foreign and domestic interests in matters relating to vessel finance, documentation and alter ego litigation.

  • Retained to represent and advise multiple interests in bankruptcy of shipbuilder.

  • Retained by national banking institution to arrest fleet of vessels following international borrower's default on multi-million dollar loan package.

  • Consults with international and domestic companies on export compliance issues under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations.

Partner | Mobile, AL

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Services

Avoidance Actions Commercial / Corporate Litigation Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Litigation Workouts, Restructurings & Enforcement Insurance Litigation & Coverage Maritime Transportation Cybersecurity

Kasee Heisterhagen is a resourceful attorney.

Her practice in the areas of maritime law, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and litigation have earned her a reputation as a versatile lawyer.

Kasee’s work in the maritime field includes enforcement of maritime liens, vessel seizures, marine finance and marine-related bankruptcies.  She regularly investigates marine casualties and claims. In the event of an emergency, she is one of the first people on the scene to protect her clients’ interests.

Kasee’s creditors’ rights practice involves frequent litigation and negotiation. She advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and fiduciaries in workouts, debt restructuring, financial transactions and foreclosures. In her bankruptcy work, Kasee draws on her experience as law clerk for the Honorable Margaret A. Mahoney, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

Kasee’s skill set includes management of complex discovery in data-intensive cases and her proposed e-discovery protocol has been adopted as the exemplar order in the Southern District of Alabama.

As a frequent practitioner in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, Kasee is able to help clients across state borders.  She is hands-on in state and federal courts from the investigation stage through trial. Kasee also assists international and domestic clients with export compliance under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations.