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
  • Alabama State Courts
  • Mississippi State Courts

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Named, Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2019, 2021), "Up and Coming" (2016-2018)
  • Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Woman of the Year Nominee (2010)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent© Peer Review Rating
  • Birmingham Ultra Trail Society

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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 Jamison advises banks, landlords and businesses in matters relating to Chapter 11 bankruptcies, receivership actions and third-party liability issues.” –Chambers USA

Heather has a nationwide practice that involves a wide range of commercial lease and creditors’ rights issues, as well as the litigation of related claims.

She is experienced representing clients in the retail, office, and industrial sectors, and she is focused on finding creative and practical solutions for landlord-tenant disputes.

Heather assists creditors and debtors in workouts, reorganizations, and bankruptcy, both in and out of state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. She regularly negotiates and drafts forbearance agreements, lease termination agreements, and lease amendments. She also conducts foreclosure sales, seeks the appointment of receivers, files and defends unlawful detainers, and files lawsuits to enforce clients’ rights under the relevant contractual documents, including collections.

She also has also represented commercial retail landlords in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases across the U.S.

Heather is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy groups.