Amy represents Fortune 100 companies in the automotive industry and has significant experience in the construction industry as well. Her primary practice includes litigation pertaining to automotive product liability claims, including the alleged failure of vehicle systems and sub-systems, consumer fraud and consumer warranty litigation. Amy has litigated numerous matters throughout California, preparing them for trial and successfully negotiating settlements on behalf of her clients.

Amy provides counsel in overseeing and implementing general litigation strategies aimed at reducing mass litigation against her manufacturer clients. In her role as coordinating counsel, Amy has worked regularly with other defense teams, including class counsel, to implement strategies throughout California. She has managed, hired and provided leadership of staff and counsel, litigating thousands of state court and federal court matters. She also provides assessment of corporate solutions to maintain litigation objectives within client budgetary mandates. Amy has served as counsel for a Big Five automaker, developing and implementing strategy, including the monitoring of class action litigation and its influence on state and federal court case dockets. 

Amy also practices in the defense of design professionals, general contractors and developers in a variety of construction-related matters, including but not limited to risk management consulting, management and strategy for claims handling, and litigation. She has defended developers and subcontractors in defect, delay and contract disputes. Amy represented a Fortune 500 builder in negotiating settlements, litigating matters and recovering in excess of $5 million from her client’s sub-consultants for repairs and warranty work due to defective construction. 

Before joining Shook, Amy worked in the tort and product liability, commercial, and automotive litigation and autonomous vehicles practice groups of an AmLaw 30 firm focused on complex litigation and sophisticated business transactions.