Heather R. Potts centers her practice on representation of trustees, creditors, and debtors in the bankruptcy courts. Heather has experience litigating exemption disputes, objections to discharge, avoidance of preferences, recovery of fraudulent transfers, and securing court approval of complex asset sales and compromises. Heather has prosecuted and defended bankruptcy appeals, arguing before various federal district courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and securing successful outcomes. Beyond the insolvency arena, Heather has represented parties in business disputes and participated in arbitration proceedings.
Heather is a former English teacher who taught high school in rural El Paso. Away from the office, Heather is a passionate advocate for ethical adoption and transracial families. She is her son’s biggest fan and is slowly learning how not to embarrass him when he’s on the field, court, or pitch.
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
Doctorate of Jurisprudence, Baylor University School of Law, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Education, magna cum laude, Baylor University, 1998