Amy is one of the founding members and managing partners of BA Folk. She is a litigator with experience in a variety of practice areas including securities law, complex commercial litigation, and products liability defense.
Amy advises companies and individuals in the areas of corporate and securities law, including regulatory compliance for investment advisers, broker/dealers and securities, corporate formation, capital raising, broker-dealer and investment adviser formation and registration, securities litigation, white collar criminal defense, FINRA arbitrations, and SEC investigations, litigation, and appeals. Amy has registered investment advisers and broker dealers. She drafts private placement memoranda and subscription agreements. She provides compliance plans, memoranda, and the required contracts and disclosures to companies interested in raising funds using various exemptions like Reg D, Reg A+, and Reg CF. Additionally, Amy works with investment advisers to ensure compliance with the Investment Advisers Act.
Amy also brings large-firm litigation experience to the firm. Amy was a litigator in the Mass Tort practice group at Womble Bond Dickenson, LLP where she represented major medical centers, manufacturers, and service providers on matters involving products liability, toxic torts, explosions, and medical malpractice. While at Womble, Amy developed and implemented litigation strategies, performed investigations, developed expert witnesses, drafted and argued motions, conducted discovery, negotiated settlements, prepared for trials, and drafted appeals. Beyond litigation, Amy worked with her clients to evaluate their cases, develop budgets, and create internal policies for her clients to decrease the need for litigation.
Amy is a wife, a mother of two and she currently serves on multiple boards. From these activities, Amy brings meticulous organization, energy and a sense of humor.