Donald Heeman’s practice is devoted primarily to commercial litigation and professional licensing matters. He regularly obtains verdicts and judgments for clients through both trial and motion practice. Donald represents clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, and also frequently appears in administrative and appellate proceedings.
In addition to more typical commercial contract cases, Donald has developed a specialization in the representation of primary and secondary mortgage lenders in repurchase, breach of contract, and RMBS litigation. He currently serves as lead Minnesota counsel on numerous RMBS lawsuits on behalf of a large liquidating trust.
Donald has also represented numerous servicers in defending regulatory claims, including allegations involving claims under Dodd Frank, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) claims, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) claims, HOEPA claims, and RESPA claims. In addition, he also frequently represents professionals in licensing investigations and other inquiries, including matters before the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings.
Donald is currently chair of the firm’s litigation section and is also the firm’s Treasurer and a member of the firm’s management committee