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Amy represents issuers and investment banks in private and public offerings. She counsels boards of directors of public and private companies on corporate governance issues and provides advice on disclosure and other requirements of the securities laws. Amy's practice focuses on Dodd Frank Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance issues. Amy's representation encompasses companies and transactions in a variety of industries. Her practice includes the representation of foreign corporate issuers in connection with their securities activities in the United States.


Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Amy was the Deputy Chief Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance. Previously, she served as Special Counsel in the Division's Office of Chief Counsel and prior to that as an examiner of registration statements, periodic reports, and other SEC filings.


National Association of Securities Dealers, National Adjudicatory Council; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Faculty, ALI-ABA, Securities Law for Non-Securities Lawyers


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1988; B.A., Tulane University, 1985

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Corporate governance

Within: Corporate governance

Hogan Lovells US LLP provides an ‘excellent level of service - the team is always available and responsive, has significant expertise and provides practical advice on complicated and challenging legal issues’, including in relation to public company disclosures and leadership changes. Practice head Alan Dye has ‘strong subject matter expertise and does a good job of providing practical and actionable solutions’; he assisted The Coca-Cola Company with the appointment of James Quincey as CEO following the retirement of Muhtar Kent. Amy Bowerman Freed, who also works with Lockheed Martin, continues to advise 21st Century Fox on the US securities law elements of its plans to purchase the 61% it does not own of Sky plc. Richard Parrino, who advises Dell Technologies on disclosures and dealings with the SEC, is ‘quick to resolve any issues and greatly values client relationships - he also brings incredible subject matter expertise to the table’. John Beckman, who continues to advise Brown-Forman Corporation, and Alex Bahn, who handles sensitive CEO transitions, are also key contacts. Above-mentioned lawyers are located in Washington DC, but in McLean Kevin Greenslade is ‘a great lawyer who excels at problem solving’.

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