Heather Macre’s law practice encompasses commercial litigation, healthcare law and bankruptcy.
Heather’s bankruptcy practice focuses on representing debtors, who benefit from her experience in representing secured and unsecured creditors in a number of complex, high-profile cases, including the Phoenix Coyotes and Mortgages Ltd. bankruptcies. Her bankruptcy experience includes Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, complex bankruptcy motion practice, and bankruptcy-related litigation and appeals.
In her health care law practice, Heather represents and advises physicians and medical groups in business, employment, contractual and regulatory issues.
The three-time Super Lawyers Rising Stars selectee has served as an attorney and lobbyist for the Mental Health Unit for Maricopa County’s Office of the Public Advocate.
More About Heather
Very active in the community, Heather is a publicly elected member of the Central Arizona Conservation District Board of Directors (2013-2019). The CAWCD board oversees the operations of the Central Arizona Project, a 336-mile system of aqueducts, tunnels, pumping plans and pipelines that provides about 1.5 million acre-feet of Colorado River water per year to Pima, Pinal and Maricopa counties.
Heather also serves as Professional Development Chair for Phoenix Suns Charities 88, a group comprised of 88 professionals who work collectively to give back to the community through the philanthropic power of Phoenix Suns Charities.
Her recent community involvement also includes past service as an Arizona Democratic Party State Committee member and a member of the board of directors of NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona and Friends of the Sonoran Desert National Monument.
In recognition of her professional and civic activities, Heather was selected as a member of the Phoenix Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” Class of 2015.
- State Bar of Arizona
- Florida Bar
- Arizona Bankruptcy American Inn of Court
- Arizona Association of Health Care Lawyers
- Letter in “Gret, the Secret to Advancement: American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession, 2017
- “What Happens in Delaware Doesn’t Stay in Delaware: The Rural/Metro Decision’s Wider Impact on Advisors,” January 2016
- “Bankruptcy Litigation: Perspectives on a Chapter 11 Case” presented at the 2017 State Bar Convention Bankruptcy Section
- “Recent Developments in 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Law” presented in April 2017 at the Maricopa County Bar
- “All Things Exciting in the World of Bankruptcy Today!” (faculty), State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention, June 2016
Honors & Awards
- Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014-2016
- Super Lawyers, 2019
- American Bankruptcy Institute 40 Under 40 2017 Nominee
- The Best Lawyers in America®, 2020
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2008
- U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2008
- Arizona, 2008
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2006
- Florida, 2006
J.D., University of Florida, 2005: Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy; Research Editor, Journal of Technology Law and Policy
University of Florida, 2001 B.A., Anthropology and Classical Studies
Winter Park, Florida