Heidi Herman

Heidi J. Herman

Of Counsel

202-973-7021  |   herman@gyfb.com   Bio PDF

Heidi J. Herman

Heidi J. Herman focuses her practice on commercial real estate matters.  In her practice, Ms. Herman represents investment managers and owners–including REITs, developers, insurance companies, and financial institutions–of commercial office, industrial, medical office, and retail properties in drafting and negotiating leases with tenants, including regional and national anchors and big-box tenants, hospitals, medical specialty companies, and national restaurant franchises. She is fluent in drafting and negotiating service contracts, management agreements, leasing agreements, and various other property documents, such as easements, restrictions, and covenants on behalf of property owners. In addition, Ms. Herman has represented financial institutions, developers, and other investment entities in various acquisition and disposition transactions.  Ms. Herman received a Juris Doctor with Honors from DePaul University, College of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business.


District of Columbia


University of Michigan (B.B.A., 1985)
DePaul University, College of Law (J.D., 1989)

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Leasing

Real Estate Acquisition and Sale

General Real Estate Matters


2021 Chicago Legal Aid, Public Benefits Maximization Project – Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

1988 Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Foundation Scholarship Award

DePaul Law Review – Article and Note Editor