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