Amy S. Bartemes

Amy Bartemes is a partner whose practice focuses on commercial real estate law with an emphasis on the representation of real estate developers. A significant portion of Amy’s practices includes representation of school districts and prominent public entities in connection with a broad range of real estate transactions, such as purchase and leasing agreements, and land exchange agreements. She has a background representing clients before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on a variety of issues, including applicants before the Ohio Power Siting Board. She has considerable experience in civil and commercial litigation, including contract disputes and insurance defense. Additionally, Amy also has experience in providing real estate counsel to wireless communication networks.


Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Bricker & Eckler Recruiting Committee
  • Member, CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), Columbus, OH
  • Past Member, International Right of Way Association
  • Volunteer, United Way

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Chair, Real Property Committee, Columbus Bar Association, 2013-2015
  • Member and Former Chair, Real Property Law Institute Planning Committee, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • Admitted, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate Law), 2020
  • Listed, Who's Who in American Law
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Vanderbilt University (J.D., 1993)
  • Purdue University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1990)
  • L'Universite of Strasbourg, France (certificate of proficiency in French, 1989)
  • Oxford University, Magdalen College, Oxford, England (Institute on International and Comparative Law, 1991)
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