Heather LaSalle Alexis’ main areas of practice include bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, complex commercial loan workouts, enforcement matters, and commercial disputes. Heather regularly represents secured and unsecured creditors in consumer and commercial bankruptcy proceedings. In addition to handling all aspects of bankruptcy litigation, she also advises clients on matters involving bankruptcy law and has extensive experience dealing with escrow and bankruptcy accounting issues. Heather also represents lenders in negotiating and drafting complex workouts, forbearances, amendments, extensions, and waivers involving real estate loans, vessel loans, agented and syndicated loans, as well as asset-based lending.
Heather spent one year as a secondee in the Special Assets legal department of a large national bank working with distressed loans in both the middle market and energy sectors. In addition, Heather represents creditors in matters involving the sequestration/replevin of financed equipment, the recovery of leased equipment under the Louisiana Lease of Movables Act, and deficiency actions.