Vinson & Elkins
As a member of the firm’s Government Investigations and White Collar Criminal defense practice, Amy’s practice focuses on conducting internal investigations and defending clients in investigations and enforcement actions brought by U.S. and international regulators and in related litigation.
Amy routinely defends clients in complex, high-stakes government inquiries and investigations, prosecutions, and other proceedings related to compliance with federal and state regulations, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Federal Election Campaign Act, securities, antitrust, and trades secrets laws, and procurement fraud. She regularly represents clients before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other enforcement bodies.
Amy’s practice also involves a wide range of compliance counseling, including assisting clients to conduct risk assessments, develop, implement, and enhance compliance programs, train relevant stake holders including directors, and test existing programs for effectiveness. Amy advises clients on compliance risks associated with investments, acquisitions, and financings and provides contractual safeguards and remedial actions to mitigate against risks. Amy has counseled clients in numerous industries, with particular focus on energy and energy services, defense contracting, and private equity.