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J.D., New York University School of Law

M.P.A., Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

B.A., magna cum laude, Brigham Young University

Law Journals

Article & Note Editor, Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Amy advises a broad range of U.S. and multi-national companies and institutions on telecommunications, privacy, data security, interception, economic sanctions, and national security issues. She frequently represents clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the U.S. Departments of Treasury, State, and Commerce.

Representative Experience

  • Develops policies, procedures, and contracts for compliance with state, federal, and international privacy and security regimes, such as the US/EU Safe Harbor Program, the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), Do-Not-Call telemarketing regulations, and security breach notification laws, reflecting industry standards and litigation risks. Represents clients before the FTC and FCC in administrative proceedings in these areas.
  • Assists technology and communications companies concerning privacy, data security, encryption, and law enforcement surveillance assistance requirements of the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA), the USA PATRIOT Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), and other federal laws.
  • Counsels multi-national companies on international and domestic issues related to cloud computing, privacy, security, and Internet regulation applicable to cloud offerings in multiple industry sectors, including banking, retail consumer offerings, business applications, and communications.
  • Advises providers of commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, concerning federal and state privacy and marketing requirements and policy initiatives.
  • Counsels multi-national corporations and financial institutions subject to U.S. economic sanctions administered by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the U.S. Department of State.
  • Supports foreign acquisitions of critical U.S. infrastructure companies in the Exon-Florio disclosure process (CFIUS) and negotiations with Team Telecom. Counsels FCC licensees and other companies subject to national security mitigation agreements.

Professional Experience

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Dee V. Benson, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah (1997)

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