Intuitive. Strategic. Relentless.
What sets Amy apart from other attorneys are the skills she garnered from her experiences in the athletic world. As a former Division I college athlete and coach, Amy brings a dignified and measured aggressiveness and competitive nature to her practice. Amy has expertise in dealing with contracts, insurance matters, business torts, breaches of fiduciary duty, products, liability, employment, labor, and defending personal injury matters. As a client explained it, “She gets it. When you work with Amy, you will understand why.”
A Force to be Reckoned With
In addition to her civil trial experience representing companies on the Fortune 100 list to startups, Amy is a certified Arbitrator with the AAA and has presided over commercial, construction, and employment matters. Amy is also certified as a FINRA arbitrator and was inducted into the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. Business clients want her leading and representing their interests as their outside legal counsel. Opposing counsel respects her legal acumen and her tenaciousness.
Leader By Example
Amy leads the only minority and woman-owned law firm in Dallas that focuses on areas of general civil litigation, labor and employment, contracts, product liability, arbitrations, personal injury, and insurance defense. She is a frequent speaker at local, state, and national legal and non-legal conferences on several subjects.Amy has been honored with numerous industry awards, including the 2020 Texas Minority Counsel Program Trailblazer of the Year, 2021 Best Lawyers in America, 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers, 2020 America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2020 National Black Lawyers Top 100, 2020 & 2019 Dallas Bar Association’s Presidential Citation, the 2019 Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Owner Award, 2019 American Bar Association 100 Women Who Inspire Us Award, and is a five-time Super Lawyers honoree.Further, Amy serves in leadership roles as a Council member of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Board Member of the Dallas Bar Association, member of the DBA’s Coronavirus Task Force, member of the Dallas Steering Committee of the Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program’s Direct initiative, and a member of the Allied Dallas Bars' Equality Taskforce. She has also authored a chapter entitled “Be Your Own Advocate By Negotiating Fair Compensation” in the book, Her Story: Lessons in Success From Lawyers Who Live It.