Kasee Sparks Heisterhagen '06

Kasee graduated from Washington and Lee in 2006 after majoring in Religion and Politics. Kasee practices law at Burr & Forman, LLP. She is a versatile attorney with experience in the areas of admiralty and maritime law, creditors' rights, bankruptcy, and insurance litigation. Kasee works with clients on issues of maritime liens and vessel seizures and has in-depth experience in the fields of marine finance and marine related bankruptcies. Kasee also handles personal injury claims, including Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and works with clients on cargo matters, property damage, and regulatory and administrative issues. Kasee serves on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and serves on multiple committees with the Maritime Law Association. Kasee handles bankruptcy litigation across the Federal Courts in the Southeast and advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and fiduciaries in workouts, debt restructuring, financial transactions, and foreclosures.

Kasee practices in both state and federal court and is hands-on at each stage of litigation. Prior to joining the firm, she clerked for The Honorable Margaret A. Mahoney, Chief Judge, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Kasee received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she served as Lead Articles Editor for the Law & Psychology Review. In addition, she was the Chairman of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Tax Law Moot Court Team. Kasee received her B.A., cum laude, from Washington & Lee University. She is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Kasee is happy to offer advice on general legal practice and students seeking clerkships with federal judges.

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