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Experienced Real Estate Attorney Amy L. DuMond Kottke Joins Hinshaw in Minneapolis

DuMond Kottke brings diverse experience with real estate financing, transactions and development to Hinshaw’s Commercial Transactions practice.

August 18, 2020

Amy L. DuMond Kottke has joined the U.S. law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP as a partner in the Commercial Transactions group in the Minneapolis office. DuMond Kottke has a national practice, with a focus on real estate development, financing, acquisition and sales, commercial leasing and construction.

"Amy represents the entire cross section of participants in real estate transactions including, borrowers, lenders, owners, landlords, tenants and developers and her broad experience provides additional depth to our real estate practice and transactional group," said Dean Parker, Chair of the firm's Commercial Transactions Practice Group. "The pandemic has presented a number of challenging legal issues and caused significant upheaval in the real estate sector, and we know that clients will benefit from Amy’s experience in working through these issues."

Formerly with Monroe Moxness Berg, DuMond Kottke is a recognized experienced "lenders counsel," advising both owners and lenders with a wide range of financing and loan products, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Section 8 and HUD-insured loans across the country. In addition, DuMond Kottke represents clients in complex financing matters for commercial portfolios, and has extensive experience advising clients on the purchase, sale, and lease of various types of development projects, including single family and multifamily housing, senior housing, industrial sites, and commercial retail developments, as well as raw land development, and reuse and renovation projects.

"Hinshaw’s national footprint and diversity of practice areas, including tax and insurance litigation, will be really useful in supporting my practice," said DuMond Kottke. "Having lawyers in various states will greatly benefit my clients and my practice, and also provides significant growth opportunity for my practice."

L.J. Rotman, a partner in the firm's Minneapolis office and past chair of the firm's Real Estate and Construction Practice Group added: "Having worked with Amy for a number of years, I’m pleased to have her as part of our team."

DuMond Kottke began her law career at Bard and Bard, Ltd in 1994, joined Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly in 1997, and practiced at Winthrop & Weinstine for 10 years before joining Monroe Moxness Berg in 2016. She has been an active member of Minnesota Network of Commercial Real Estate Women (MNCREW), for more than twenty years. DuMond Kottke earned her B.A. from Carleton College and her J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law.

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