Biography

Heidi is a go-to lawyer when it comes to health care regulatory and licensing issues. She has decades of experience successfully defending physicians, nurses, and other health care practitioners in front of their professional licensing boards.

Medical professionals, hospitals, and other health care entities rely on Heidi’s wealth of knowledge and experience to guide them in the defense of professional liability matters and other legal, regulatory, licensing, privileging, and credentialing issues. This includes advising health care practitioners and entities facing state or federal investigations, as well as providing clients with sound risk management guidance. Heidi is also an essential member of the team representing practitioners facing significant civil, criminal, and licensing claims.
In addition to her strong professional liability practice, Heidi also represents a number of national and multinational industrial equipment manufacturers in the defense of asbestos claims in New England.

Heidi is a lifelong Red Sox fan. She enjoys skiing, hiking, kayaking, sailing, and being outdoors with her family in each of Maine's seasons, and in all kinds of weather.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Dartmouth College  (A.B.)

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New Hampshire State Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association

Honors

  • Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for pro bono efforts

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Firm Highlights

News

Lawsuit Over Maine Beach Access

News Center Maine ran a news story, "Group files lawsuit over Maine public beach access," discussing that a group is suing property owners for beach access. The story explains that "Maine's tidal coastline is...

Matter

Patent Litigation: Semiconductors

Represented semiconductor manufacturer in patent case against competitor in litigation in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, in which both sides asserted patents relating to power management and A-D converters; conducted Markman...

News

Beachfront Home Owners' Property Lines Present Challenges for Businesses

On April 22, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Lawsuit could settle debate over who owns Maine beaches between low- and high-tide lines," explaining that Maine's top court decided beachfront home owners own the...

Blog

Pension Plan Mortality Table Litigation – What’s Next?

The first major settlement of a lawsuit challenging the mortality assumptions used to calculate pension plan benefits was announced earlier this year. According to court filings in Cruz v. Raytheon Company , the settlement...

Event

Understanding Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA

Employers have long understood the importance of fiduciary compliance with respect to 401(k) plans and other retirement plans subject to ERISA, and most have sound processes and governance structures in place to ensure the...

Publication/Podcast

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies the Contours of the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations

In Attorney General v. Facebook, Inc. , No. SJC-12496 (March 24, 2021), [i] the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court clarified the scope of protection afforded by the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine to...

Blog

Understanding Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA: A Webinar

Employers have long understood the importance of fiduciary compliance with respect to 401(k) plans and other retirement plans subject to ERISA, and most have sound processes and governance structures in place to ensure the...

Publication/Podcast

Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct

Scott Connolly, partner in Verrill’s Employment & Labor Group, has authored the chapter “Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct” in MCLE’s book, Drafting Employment Documents in Massachusetts (4th Edition 2021). The...

Matter

Patent Litigation: Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Represented small biotech company and two academic researchers against large pharmaceutical company in dispute over inventorship of several patents relating to mesenchymal stem cells and their uses, as well as defending against numerous state...

Event

Global Virtual Legal Project Management Summit

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