Heidi C. Anderson

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.2550 |

Areas of Practice

Heidi Anderson concentrates her practice in the financial institution and commercial finance industries, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and commercial litigation.  Her litigation practice focuses on the enforcement of creditor’s rights and remedies, including bankruptcy representation, receiverships and out-of-court workouts, and the representation of financial institutions in commercial litigation matters in both federal and state court.  Prior to joining Lane Powell, Heidi was in-house counsel to a Fortune 500 manufacturing company, responsible for the negotiation and preparation of commercial agreements and leases and advising on general corporate legal matters.

Professional Experience

  • Genie Industries
    • Associate Legal Counsel (2006-2008)
    • Paralegal (1999-2006)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington


  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
    • Presidential Law Scholarship Recipient
    • Year-end Merit Scholarship Recipient
    • CALI Awards Pre-Trial Advocacy; Trial Advocacy
  • University of Wisconsin (B.A., with honors, 1999)
    • Dean’s List (1998-1999)
    • Phi Alpha Theta
    • Paul J. Schragg Award Recipient

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
  • Business Crisis Management and Emergency Remedies
  • Cannabis
  • Finance and Banking
  • Financial Institutions
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

TV/Radio Interviews

  • “Trump Travel Ban Takes Effect, But Less Chaos Expected This Time,” Q13 (June 29, 2017)


  • “Airport, Transit and Immigration Officials Prepared for Any Backlash From New Travel Restrictions,” Q13, Quoted (March 2, 2017)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Immigration: Policy Perspective,” Washington State Bar Association Decoding the Law Conversation Series, Panelist (August 8, 2017)
  • “Evolving Receivership Statutes, Pacific Northwest Edition,” The Northwest Receivership and Insolvency Professionals Forum, Panelist (June 15, 2017)
  • “To Operate or Liquidate: That Is the Question,” Lane Powell’s Northwest Receivership and Insolvency Professionals Forum, Moderator (May 11, 2016)
  • “Navigating a Detour into Bankruptcy,” Defense Research Institute’s Business Litigation Seminar (May 8, 2014)
  • “How Bankruptcy Changes the Landscape,” National Business Institute’s “Real Property Foreclosure: A Step-By-Step Workshop” Seminar (May 14, 2012)
  • “How to Determine if Your Company is Actually in the ‘Zone of Insolvency,'” Association for Corporate Growth Presentation (February 9, 2011)

Awards and Honors

  • Named as a “Washington Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Bankruptcy &  Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013-2017)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
    • President (2014-2015)
    • Vice President (2013-2014)
  • Turnaround Management Association (2008-Present)
  • Former Associate, ArtsFund (2012-2013)
  • Board Member, Washington State Scholarship Foundation (2006-2008)
  • Member, Lunch Buddy Program, Redmond Elementary (1999-2001)