Cyri Van Hecke is an experienced real estate and construction litigation attorney with a demonstrated history of strategic problem solving, analytical skills, effective communication, and dedicated leadership. She partners with her clients to learn about their businesses and provide calculated advice to help them meet their strategic goals.
Cyri represents railroads, real estate companies, design professionals, contractors, suppliers, owners, financial institutions, and other public and private entities in a variety of real estate and construction litigation matters. She is also experienced with commercial real estate and lending transactions, including real estate acquisition, leasing, construction, development, and financing matters.
Cyri approaches complex and highly technical legal issues with straight-forward explanations and common-sense advice. Her recommendations are tailored to her clients to balance uncertainty, changing business environments, and risk tolerance. Cyri brings a high level of dedication and determination to her work as well as a sense of humor and positive attitude that puts those around her at ease in high pressure and high stress situations. She believes that empathy, daring, and integrity are key to effective client representation.
Cyri graduated magna cum laude from Hamline University School of Law and earned her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, from The College of Saint Scholastica. Cyri is a member of the Board of Directors for Parks & Trails Council of Minnesota and chair of the Land Acquisition Committee. In her free time, Cyri enjoys spending time with her husband who is her best friend, playing with her hilarious and spirited children, reading, writing, gardening, traveling, practicing yoga, and goal setting.