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Mary Heath

Associate

3300 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402-4140

Bar Admissions

Minnesota
U.S. District Court
  • Minnesota

Leadership & Community

  • Maslon UPLIFT: Legal Institute for Teens
  • ABA Death Penalty Representation Project: Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer
  • YMCA Youth in Government: Court of Appeals Program Advisor
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Delta Chi Fraternity, University of Minnesota Chapter: Alumni Board of Trustees

Overview

Mary Heath represents clients and funds in a variety of transactions, including acquisitions and sales, leasing, and large-scale commercial projects and ventures. Mary also provides day-to-day counseling and related advisory services to her clients, in the areas of insurance coverage, real estate, construction, transaction structuring, licensing, and general commercial contract drafting.

While counseling clients, Mary draws on her prior experience as a litigation attorney (with a focus on construction, real estate, and insurance coverage matters), and is able to provide insight into managing legal risk while still achieving business goals. Mary provides practical solutions so clients can focus on achieving their financial and strategic goals without legal headaches.

Mary is passionate about cultivating the next generation of leaders. She volunteers as an advisor in the Court of Appeals program for YMCA Youth in Government, as well as a Mock Trial Coach in the Maslon UPLIFT program.

Mary held numerous leadership roles during law school, including two years as a legal research and writing instructor as well as managing and research editor of the Minnesota Law Review. She was the recipient of the "Mondale Hall Engagement Award" at commencement, where she delivered the J.D. Class Graduation Address. Additionally, Mary completed the Law School Public Service Program, the Minnesota Justice Foundation's pro bono challenge to provide at least 50 hours of pro bono legal work during law school.

Experience

  • Works with companies across industries (and geographies) on commercial leasing, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs, sales, and joint ventures.
  • Works with in-house legal counsel on commercial contract negotiations (with suppliers, vendors, distributors, customers, etc.) relating to large-scale, complex commercial arrangements.
  • Financing transactions including debt offerings, private preferred equity offerings, common equity, and convertible debt offerings.
  • General corporate counsel for emerging growth, medium, and large companies on a host of matters, including technology-related commercial contracts.

Pro Bono:

  • Ex parte Armstrong (Tex. Crim. App. 2017). Member of team of Maslon lawyers serving as pro bono counsel for Douglas Tyrone Armstrong, a Texas death row inmate convicted of capital murder in 2006. 

Honors

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2018 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)

Light of Justice Award, Texas Defender Service, 2018

Mondale Hall Engagement Award: 2017

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