Burr & Forman

Heather A. Jamison

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  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (2002)
  • Master of Accountancy, Samford University (2002)
  • B.A., Samford University (1999)



  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court – Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Courts of Alabama
  • U.S. District Courts of Mississippi

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, "Up and Coming" (2016-2018) and "Recognized Practitioner" (2019)
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year Nominee (2010)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating

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Avoidance Actions Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial / Corporate Litigation Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Debtor in Possession Financing Real Estate Receiverships Section 363 Sales UCC Litigation Workouts, Restructurings & Enforcement Commercial Contracts


Real Estate

Heather assists creditors and debtors in workouts, reorganizations, and bankruptcy, both in and out of state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. She has extensive experience representing clients in matters involving commercial leases of all types, including retail, office, and industrial leases in many varying jurisdictions and courts. Heather focuses on finding practical and creative solutions to commercial landlord-tenant problems and issues, whether in or out of court.

She regularly negotiates and drafts forbearance agreements, lease termination agreements, lease amendments, conducts foreclosure sales, seeks the appointment of receivers, files and defends unlawful detainers, files lawsuits to enforce clients’ rights under the relevant contractual documents including collections, and litigates these matters. Heather also has represented several debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, which were successfully reorganized.

Heather practices in the firm’s Real Estate and Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy groups. She has considerable experience with commercial lease and creditors’ rights matters and with litigation of those matters. Heather assists clients with all aspects of these matters, and focuses on practical and creative ways to assist her clients in reaching their goals.