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Amelie Bredas Messingham

Amelie Bredas Messingham

Counsel| Tucson


Amelie Messingham’s practice is concentrated in commercial finance and real estate. She regularly represents financial institutions on a wide range of matters, including real estate secured lending transactions, construction loans, hotel loans, loan sales, and loan restructures and workouts. Amelie has significant experience providing legal services with respect to commercial real estate acquisition matters.

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  • Represented national lender and performed all due diligence, documentation and negotiations in connection with a $36 million loan secured by several pieces of real property in Connecticut
  • Represented national lender with respect to the consolidation, restatement and restructure of loans in the aggregate amount of $100 million secured by real estate in Nevada and Arizona
  • University of Georgia (J.D., cum laude, 2006)
    • Third Year Conference Editor & Second Year Writer, Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • University of Arizona (B.A., Economics and History, minor in Math, summa cum laude, with honors, 2002)
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, History Department
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
    • Member and Vice President for Finances, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority (2000)
  • Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Diplome de Candidature, 1999)
  • American Bar Association
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Southern Arizona Chapter
  • Tucson CREW
  • "Educación Solamente en Inglés, No Gracias: Protecting Bilingual Education in Georgia in the Wake of the No Child Left Behind Act," Co-Author with Melissa Hahn, Educ. L. & Pol'y F. (2005)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Banking (2014-2017)
  • Jabz Boxing Fitness for Women, Tucson Owner/Trainer (2016-present)
  • Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR), Board Secretary (2011-2016)
  • Pima Animal Care Center (PACC), Volunteer (2014-2016)
  • Snell & Wilmer, Summer Associate (2005)
  • University of Arizona Attorney's Office, Legal Internship (Summer 2004)
  • French
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona