Heather A. Brooks

Area of Emphasis

Heather Brooks is an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources and Corporate & Commercial Groups of Babst Calland. Ms. Brooks represents financial institutions and borrowers in commercial and corporate finance transactions, with a special focus on real estate secured and construction financing. She deals with a wide range of transactional work including acquisition financing, structured financing, mezzanine debt financing, and term and revolving credit facilities.

She also counsels energy, oil, gas and mineral-related clients on transaction matters as they relate to gas title issues and opinions.


Ms. Brooks received her B.A. in Journalism and Public Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Management, focusing on Non-Profit Management, from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, cum laude, where she served as president of the Animal Law Society and was active in the Women’s Law Association. Prior to entering the practice of law, Ms. Brooks held several high-level fundraising positions for various arts and culture organizations in Pittsburgh.

Memberships and Affiliations

Ms. Brooks is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Allegheny County, Indiana County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. She is also a member of the Environment & Energy Law Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association and the Animal Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Ms. Brooks volunteers for numerous animal rescue organizations. She is a past board member of the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society and is currently a member of the board of directors of the Animal Rescue League.