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Amy Hanks Cornelius Joins Schwabe’s Real Estate and Construction Industry Group

October 31, 2019


VANCOUVER, Wash. (October 31, 2019) – Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is excited to ‎announce that Amy Hanks Cornelius is joining the firm’s Vancouver office. She adds ‎considerable experience in real estate law to Schwabe’s deep bench in the industry. ‎

‎“We are thrilled to welcome Amy to the Schwabe team as we continue to focus on providing ‎excellent services to our clients,” said Graciela Gomez Cowger, CEO of Schwabe, Williamson & ‎Wyatt. “Her depth of experience and industry leadership will strengthen our industry-based ‎approach.”‎

Amy has a background of both in-house and external counsel, offering a wealth of real estate ‎knowledge and industry insights to her clients. While in-house counsel for CIM Group, she ‎provided and managed legal services in the areas of leasing and property management for a ‎commercial real estate portfolio of more than 1,200 properties.‎

She understands the intricacies of owning and operating complex retail, office, and industrial ‎properties. Prepared to navigate the myriad of legal and regulatory issues that confront all ‎industry players, Amy keeps her clients’ ultimate goal in mind with each step she takes. ‎

‎“I am delighted to join Schwabe’s impressive Real Estate and Construction Industry Group,” said ‎Amy Hanks Cornelius, Attorney at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. “I recognize how important it ‎is to truly understand the industry and genuine interest of client needs to employ creative, ‎practical, and effective solutions in support of their success.” ‎

Amy has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 2009. From ‎‎2009 to 2016, she was part of the Arizona Commercial Real Estate for Women group. ‎Additionally, from 2013 to 2014 Amy was on the development committee of The Southwest ‎Autism Research & Resource Center. ‎

She holds state bar licenses in Arizona, Connecticut, Oregon, Texas and Washington. Amy ‎graduated from Vermont Law School with her Juris Doctor degree and received her Bachelor of ‎Science in Criminal Justice from Marist College. ‎


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