A member of the Real Estate, Development & Construction team, Cory advocates on behalf of clients in property deals that involve acquisition and expansion loans, platting and development of real property, zoning issues and mechanic's liens.
Cory's industry experience includes:
•Obtaining and renegotiating loans of various sizes for real estate development companies.
•Negotiating sales of property, ranging from residential housing to multimillion-dollar commercial transactions.
An experienced and vigorous litigator, Cory defends a range of clients - from individuals to Fortune 500 companies. He counsels in business and commercial litigation matters, including construction, real estate development, employment, product liability, contracts, negligence and property claims.
Awards and Recognitions
•Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Rising Star, 2011-2014
•Springfield Business Journal, “40 Under 40,” 2012
•Dickerson Park Zoo, Friends of the Zoo, Board of Directors, 2013
•Mizzou Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2013
•Represented real estate development companies in obtaining and renegotiating loans of various sizes, including a loan in excess of $14 million.
•Negotiated sales of property, ranging from residential housing to multimillion-dollar commercial transactions.
•Represented shareholder in business dispute litigation, resulting in favorable $1.5 million verdict.
•Advised clients in the formation of for-profit and not-for-profit legal entities, including homeowner and condominium owner associations.
In The News
10.24.14 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2014 Names 83 Husch Blackwell Attorneys; Six Receive Top Honors
10.16.13 In Missouri, 76 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
10.15.12 A Combined 84 Husch Blackwell Attorneys are Named 2012 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Missouri and Nebraska
5.21.12 Husch Blackwell's Cory Collins Selected to Springfield Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2012
10.19.11 Super Lawyers 2011 Names 71 Husch Blackwell Attorneys from Missouri and Nebraska; an Additional 15 Listed as Rising Stars
1.05.10 Husch Blackwell Sanders Names 16 Attorneys as Partners