Shari L. Heyen > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
1000 LOUISIANA STREET
SUITE 1700
HOUSTON, TX 77002
United States

Work Department

Bankruptcy

Position

Co-Managing Shareholder

Career

Shari L. Heyen is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice and Co-Managing Shareholder of the Houston office. Shari has experience in complex restructuring, bankruptcy, insolvency and complex commercial litigation matters. She has represented numerous creditors’ committees, debtors, bank groups, acquirers and other significant constituencies in national chapter 11 cases and workout proceedings, including complex oil, gas and energy cases. Shari has broad experience in the prosecution and defense of fiduciary litigation, real estate, oil and gas, health care, receiverships and alternative energy matters.

Concentrations
Litigation
Commercial
Corporate reorganization
Business restructuring
Creditors’ rights
Energy, oil and gas
Commercial complex bankruptcy
Real estate insolvency
Health care insolvency
Foreclosures and workouts
Global, Energy, and infrastructure

Admission to Practice
Supreme Court of the United States
Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Languages

English

Education

  • J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Oklahoma Christian University
  • University of Oxford, Oxford, England

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Greenberg Traurig LLP operates a global practice and is well accustomed to the handling of national, cross-border and international proceedings, particularly within Latin America and Europe. Its expertise extends into the representation of clients in reorganizations, restructurings, workouts, liquidations and distressed acquisitions and sales. Houston’s Shari L. Heyen  and Atlanta-based David Kurzweil co-chair the practice, which welcomed the arrival of Boston-based commercial restructuring expert Chip Azano as counsel from Dentons.