Biography

A certified specialist in Civil Trial and Business Litigation Law by The Florida Bar, Amy focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation. She has significant experience in handling class action and multidistrict litigation in state and federal courts. Amy's practice is diverse encompassing contract disputes, real estate, loan workouts, probate litigation, actions brought under Florida's Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA), Title VII, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), trade secret and restrictive covenant cases involving non-compete agreements. She also handles general bank operational litigation matters.

Amy is the Office Managing Partner of the firm's West Palm Beach office.

Published Selected Reported Decisions:

  • Inman v. American Paramount Financial, 2013 WL 1729801 (11th Cir. 2013)
  • Lesti v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 960 F.Supp.2d 1311 (M.D. Fla. 2013)
  • Rubio v. Wachovia Mortg. FSB, 103 So.3d 173 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012)
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Goepp, 2012 WL 5363326 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
  • Breslow v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 857 F.Supp.2d 1316 (S.D. Fla. 2012)
  • Horace-Manasse v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2012 WL 1232016 (S.D. Fla. 2012)
  • Berlinger v. Wells Fargo, N.A., 2012 WL 640705 (M.D. Fla. 2012); 2012 WL 640708 (M.D. Fla. 2012); 2012 WL 695836 (M.D. Fla. 2012)
  • Rothman-Browning v. Marshall, 83 So.3d 859 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011)
  • Perlman v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 830 F.Supp.2d 1308 (S.D. Fla. 2011)
  • Lascoutx v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2011 WL 5825655 (S.D. Fla. 2011)
  • Valcin v. Primerica Life Ins. Co., 2011 WL 5037212 (M.D. Fla. 2011)
  • Becerra v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 59 So.3d 122 (Fla. 4th DCA 2011); 17 So.3d 910 (Fla. 4th DCA 2009)
  • Figel v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2011 WL 777879 (S.D. Fla. 2011); 2011 WL 860470 (S.D. Fla. 2011); 2010 WL 3212060 (S.D. Fla. 2010); 2010 WL 4703754 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • 5th Ave. Real Estate Development, Inc. v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 53 So.3d 1042 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2011)
  • Seropian v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 2010 WL 2822195 (S.D. Fla. 2010); 2010 WL 2949658 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Geico General Ins. Co. v. Marrero, 45 So.3d 12 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)
  • In re Checking Account Overdraft Litigation, 734 F.Supp.2d 1294 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Perera v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 2010 WL 1375635 (S.D. Fla. 2010); 2010 WL 1408349 (S.D. Fla. 2010)
  • Springer v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 2010 WL 427417 (M.D. Fla. 2010); 2009 WL 2151294 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Wachovia Financial Services, Inc. v. Birdman, 2009 WL 4899406 (S.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Wachovia Bank, N.A. v. Hoey, 2009 WL 3157597 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Windfall Properties v. AnnTaylor Retail, Inc., 2009 WL 2928892 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Fintak v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 2009 WL 413599 (M.D. Fla. 2009)
  • Certified Home Loans of Fla., Inc. v. Union Bank of Cal., N.A., 2007 WL 4207690 (S.D. Fla. 2007)
  • Kafka v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 218 Fed.Appx. 960 (11th Cir. 2007)
  • Lipton v. First Union Nat. Bank, 944 So.2d 1256 (Fla. 4th DCA 2007)
  • Village Center, LLC v. Winghaven Residential, LLC, 201 S.W.3d 44 (E.D. Mo. App. 2006)
  • Travelers Indem. Ins. Co. of Illinois v. Meadows MRI, LLP, 900 So.2d 676 (Fla. 4th DCA 2005)
  • Employers Reinsurance Corp. v. Neighborhood Health Partnership, Inc., 2003 WL 23833948 (S.D. Fla. 2003)
  • First Union Nat. Bank, N.A. v. Jones, 732 So.2d 495 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999); 768 So.2d 1213 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000)
  • Mitchell v. CAC-Ramsay Health Plans, Inc., 719 So.2d 930 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1998)
  • Palm Beach County v. First Union Nat. Bank of Florida, 658 So.2d 1054 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995)
  • First Union Nat. Bank of Florida, N.A. v. Peoples Nat. Bank of Commerce, Miami, 644 So.2d 538 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1994)
  • Latite Roofing Co., Inc. v. Urbanek, 528 So.2d 1381 (Fla. 4th DCA 1988)
  • Cabal v. Envirodyne Engineers, Inc., 1986 WL 7772 (E.D. Mo. 1986)
  • Nicholson v. Layton, 747 F.2d 1225 (8th Cir. 1984)
  • Harrison v. Reed Rubber Co., Inc., 603 F.Supp. 1456 (E.D. Mo. 1984); 603 F.Supp. 1457 (E.D. Mo. 1985)
  • Steinlage v. Marchetto, 659 S.W.2d 292 (E.D. Mo. 1983)
  • Wells v. Peery, 656 S.W.2d 275 (E.D. Mo. 1983)
  • Kuenzle v. M-K Bus Lines, 644 S.W.2d 380 (E.D. Mo. 1982)
  • Johnson v. Wolff’s Clothiers, Inc., 663 F.2d 800 (8th Cir. 1981)
  • Turner v. Gateway Transp. Co., Inc., 569 S.W.2d 358 (Mo. App. 1978)

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining the firm, Amy was a shareholder in a national Amlaw 100 firm and was a member of their Florida management team and served as its Florida litigation chair person. She also spent 10 years with a Florida statewide regional firm and was a member of its management committee and an office managing partner.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Amy served six years as an appointment by the Florida Board of Governors to the Florida Bar Business Litigation Certification Committee and is a regular panelist at the U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida and Palm Beach County Bench and Bar.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in “Women Leaders in the Law” by ALM (2015)
  • Selected as a "Top Lawyer" by South Florida Legal Guide (2013-2016)
  • Noted for her contract litigation work for a major financial services industry holding company, which cited Fox Rothschild as a “Go-To Law Firm” in a survey of Fortune 500 companies conducted by American Lawyer Media (2015)
  • Selected as a "Top Rated Super Lawyer" by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™ (2013, 2014)
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated
  • Included in a list of "Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Magazine (2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015)
  • Included in “Super Lawyers Business Edition” in the area of Business Litigation (2013, 2016)
  • Included in a list of the 2012 Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine