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Historic Hire for New York Law Firm

Heather Rogers

Davidson Fink LLP announced that Heather Rogers has been elected as the firm’s first female Managing Partner. 

Rogers joined the firm in May 2003 where she focused on commercial and residential real estate, and managed the day-to-day operations of the Default Department, which she has continued to do for over 16 years.  

Among the areas Rogers practices include banking, bankruptcy, businesses, creditors’ rights litigation, default servicing, loss mitigation, REO, and residential foreclosure and real estate. 

Rogers is a past chair of the then approximately 4,900-member Real Property Law Section (RPLS) of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), and is still involved with the Executive Committee of the RPLS as the Co-Chair of the Real Estate Finance Committee. She has also served on the board as the Section Vice-Chair and Section Secretary. Rogers was selected as a Super Lawyer for the past nine years and is also a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.

Rogers was also a 2005 recipient of the Rochester Women’s Network Up and Coming Businesswomen Award. Rogers obtained her law degree from Duquesne University School of Law. 

Rogers is a frequent lecturer for the Monroe County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, National Business Institute, and Lorman on a wide range of real estate related topics, including residential real estate, mortgage foreclosure and workouts, landlord tenant matters and UCC updates, and compliance. 

She also offers detailed training sessions to clients regarding the New York Judicial Foreclosure Process.

Erin DiFrancesca

The firm also announced the promotion of Erin DiFrancesca to Director of Operations for the firm. 

She has been with the firm for 12 years and has held various roles within the firm, most recently Director of Default Operations. She has been running the Default Servicing Department alongside Rogers for the past seven years. 

About Author: Mike Albanese

Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville.

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