Amy concentrates her practice in general commercial real estate, representing developers, landlords, and tenants in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, sale, development, and leasing of shopping centers and other commercial properties. She represents both landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting leases, including land, commercial, office, and retail leases. She has significant experience with mortgage tax and real estate transfer tax matters as well as title insurance and survey examinations. She also has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate financing matters, including multistate mortgage loan arrangements, sale leaseback transactions, ground leasing matters, and industrial development agency projects. Amy has also represented clients with matters pending before the State Liquor Authority, including applications for retail licenses. 

Before entering law school, Amy was a CPA at PricewaterhouseCoopers.


University at Albany, B.S., summa cum laude

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., cum laude


  • New York

Representative Work

Over the course of her career, Amy has acted as lead real estate counsel to a supermarket chain in transactions involving more than 100 store locations, including sales, acquisitions, development, leasing, and sale-leaseback transactions; a hospitality client in the acquisition and financing of multiple hotel sites in various states; and to a lumber company in the acquisition and financing of numerous properties. More specifically, Amy has contributed significantly to the following representative matters:


  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate Law) 2012 - 2024
  • Listed, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, (Real Estate) 2019 - 2023
  • Licensed in New York as a certified public accountant (CPA)

News & Insights


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
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