Heide is an experienced litigator for over fourteen years, who has earned a reputation of vigorously representing her clients, who include health care providers, individual physicians and their practices, podiatrists, dentists, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Prior to joining the firm in 2013, Heide practiced at two defense firms in the Metropolitan New York area where she defended healthcare professionals in high profile medical malpractice claims, including cases involving breast cancer, neurologically impaired infants, plastic surgery as well as orthopedic and bariatric surgery matters.
In addition, Heide is active in community affairs. She is an active Emergency Medical Technician with Community Ambulance Company, headquartered in Sayville, New York where she also served as the Chairperson for the By-Laws Committee.
Heide is admitted to the New York Bar (2003), the New Jersey Bar (2003) and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
- Hofstra University, B.B.A., 1982
- Hofstra University, M.B.A., 1985
- Touro Law School, J.D., 2002