Amy's practice focuses on corporate internal investigations, corporate compliance matters and defending corporate and individual clients in criminal and civil enforcement matters before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal and state enforcement authorities. Her representations range from addressing discrete compliance problems to organizational compliance failures that require crisis management experience.
Amy has a proven track record of helping companies navigate sensitive matters to reduce the impact of compliance problems on their businesses. She regularly works with management and other advisers to assess the impact of investigative findings or compliance matters in the U.S. and abroad and to develop coordinated strategies to minimize the legal, business and reputational impact of possible transgressions. She has handled a broad range of matters across industries including cross-border investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as matters implicating false or fraudulent claims, securities, health care, antitrust, U.S. sanctions, export, money laundering, tax, and environmental laws, as well as other workplace misconduct matters. She also has handled sensitive whistleblower and employment matters that potentially implicate management. Amy advises clients, including boards of directors, audit committees and management, on matters related to compliance and international regulatory issues, due diligence in connection with corporate transactions, and the development, implementation, evaluation and auditing of effective internal compliance and ethics programs. She also regularly counsels clients on crisis management planning and assessment of risk related to matters with potentially significant media coverage.
In, 2019, Amy was appointed Special Counsel to the District of Columbia Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure, to advise the Commission on and to investigate allegations of misconduct in office by judges of the District of Columbia courts.
Amy is mom of 2 kids and her husband is a retired USN test pilot. They live in the D.C. metro area.