Heidi H. Jeffery is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Heidi has experience in general municipal, private activity bond, housing, student loan, health care, and senior living finance. In such transactions, she has served as bond counsel and counsel to developers, underwriters, credit enhancers, issuers, and borrowers. Heidi is a member and former vice chair of the firm’s Senior Living Team. She is also a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions, Health Care Finance, and Public Finance Practices and the Health Care Industry Team.
Heidi also frequently represents broker-dealers in connection with municipal securities compliance matters. In addition, Ms. Jeffery also has experience representing banks in general lending transactions, including both secured and unsecured commercial loans.
Presentations and Publications
Each year since 2012, Heidi has been recognized by her peers with inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of public finance law.*
Heidi received her law degree, with distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1996, where she was a managing editor of the Iowa Law Review. She received her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in 1993.
Heidi is active in civic and industry organizations. She is a former member of the board of directors of Girls in the Game, the President’s Council of Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry and the board of directors of Women in Public Finance.
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Heidi also is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. Heidi is admitted to practice in Illinois and Michigan.
* The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.