An attorney in the firm's residential closing practice, Amy Thompson handles title matters and completes residential real estate closings for the firm, including developer closings, REO and short sale matters. In addition to residential closings, she has represented developers in all stages of development and brings experience in construction law and the completion of construction agreements and related material.
Amy has closed the purchase of units, residences, buildings and/or parcels; completed turnover to the association on development projects, both commercial and residential; and has handled condominium conversions and mixed use condominium projects as well as commercial and residential leasing. She has experience representing associations post turnover and has completed numerous commercial loan closings representing the bank and the borrower.
Earlier in her career, Amy served as in-house counsel for a property development company where she completed documents necessary to develop commercial parcels, specifically in the medical and retail field. Prior to working in-house, Amy worked for the firm of Icard, Merrill, Cullis, Timm, Furen & Ginsburg, P.A. out of Sarasota, Florida.
Amy is a member of the Georgia, Florida and Oklahoma Bar Associations. She served a two year term on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Young Lawyers Division (2002-2004) and was awarded the Outstanding Committee Chair for 2003. In 2005, she was named the Oklahoma State University College of Education Rising Star. In December 2008, she published the feature article for the Florida Bar Journal regarding the changing laws for homeowner associations and in April 2008, she published an article on homeowner associations for the Docket, the Sarasota County Bar Association Journal.
Amy serves as the West Cobb Support Group Leader for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. She helps lead a Sunday School Class and serves on the Consignment Sale Committee for her church, McEachern Memorial United Methodist Church. She is married to Jason, also an attorney, and they have two children, Zachary and Ryan.