Heather R. Badami focuses her practice on corporate and securities law matters. She represents a wide array of public and privately held companies in connection with federal securities, corporate finance, corporate governance, and business matters which benefit from her 25 years of experience. 

Client Experience

  • Publicly traded companies in a variety of industries, such as—life sciences, insurance, energy, electronics, consumer products—regarding securities laws compliance and corporate governance

  • Biotech and medical device companies—ranging from startup to Fortune 500—handling mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings, and general transactions

  • Manufacturers of electronic components, packaging materials, and clothing—handling compliance matters, capital-raising, and commercial contracts

  • Private equity firms with respect to their portfolio investments

  • Startup businesses regarding transactions, corporate governance, and capital-raising

Representative Matters

  • Represented a public medical device company in connection with its $20 million underwritten registered securities offering and ongoing securities compliance. 
  • Represented a real estate development company in connection with multiple securities offerings from $3 million to $8 million.
  • Represented a strategic buyer in connection with its acquisition of a technology and communications solutions provider for approximately $11 million-plus additional cash and stock earn-out consideration.
  • Represented a biotechnology company in its $20 million securities offering. 
  • Represented a fashion company in its sale to a strategic acquirer through a stock purchase for approximately $2 million.
  • Represented a medical devices company in its offering of approximately $5 million in convertible promissory notes.
  • Represented a private lender in connection with the formation of a $3 million special purpose fund for professional practice lending activities. Additionally represented the newly formed fund in securing a $5 million warehouse line of credit to leverage its lending activities.

Personal Insights

My Greatest Strengths
  • Identifying and reducing risk without interfering with the business objectives of my clients.
  • Responding to my clients’ needs quickly and efficiently with advice that is practical and easy to understand.
  • Knowing my clients and their businesses as a whole in order to provide comprehensive service as part of their teams.
  • I was formerly a corporate finance and securities partner in the Washington, D.C. office of a large, international law firm.    
  • I find balance in my professional life by teaching weekend yoga classes.


Practice Focus
  • Corporate Finance Transactions
  • Public Offerings and Private Placements
  • Federal Securities Laws Compliance
  • Business & Commercial Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Licensing & Technology Transactions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Compliance
  • General Business & Corporate Counseling


Practice Areas


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1995

B.A., magna cum laude, Wellesley College, 1992

Université Aix-Marseille III/Institut d'Études Politiques, France, 1990-1991

Germantown Academy, 1988


  • Pennsylvania
  • Washington D.C. (Currently Inactive)
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