Heather Ferguson is an attorney in the Public Finance Practice Group where she assists clients with a variety of transactional matters related to public finance, including economic incentive matters, affordable housing transactions, and related real estate matters. Heather has extensive experience working with corporate clients and healthcare clients, advising them on operational, compliance, and transactional issues, and assisting with obtaining tax-exempt status and financings within that industry.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Heather was an attorney with Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis, P.C. in Knoxville, Tennessee. She earned a law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin. During law school, Heather earned the Concentration in Business Transactions Award and served as an intern with the Honorable J. Steven Stafford of the Tennessee Court of Appeals in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. — Board Member (2015-2022)
Knoxville Bar Association- Barristers President’s Award (2015)
Concentration in Business Transactions Award (2013)
Tennessee Law Review — Research Editor
Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law — Acquisitions Editor