Heather Shimer is a senior associate in Alston & Bird’s Health Care Group, where she focuses her practice on advising industry players in mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as public securities offerings and private equity financings. Her clients also rely on her for advice on corporate governance matters and SEC compliance and reporting obligations.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Heather practiced law in a corporate legal department. She previously worked as an associate in the Philadelphia office of a global law firm. Heather graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law where she was on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of Law & Social Policy. She also graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in politics and philosophy.