Amy is a corporate finance attorney, focusing on bond financings, commercial loans and economic development incentive programs. With respect to her public finance practice, Amy represents governmental entities, 501(c)(3) organizations and for profit entities in qualified tax-exempt and taxable financings and post-issuance tax and securities compliance serving as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel and disclosure counsel. Amy also represents lenders and underwriters in tax-exempt bond financings. With respect to economic development programs, Amy represents lenders, developers, borrowers and governmental entities in new markets tax credit, historic tax credit and qualified opportunity zone transactions. Amy also represents qualified active low-income community businesses (QALICBs) and community development entities (CDEs) in structuring transactions involving new market tax credits. Amy also advises on commercial lending transactions, including acquisition, asset-based and leverage financings.
Serves as bond counsel, underwriters counsel and corporate counsel in tax-exempt and taxable financings for governmental and non-profit transactions.
Advises issuers and borrowers regarding post-issuance tax compliance matters.
Represents lenders, developers, borrowers and governmental entities in economic development incentive programs including new market tax credits, historic tax credits and qualified opportunity zones.
Represents agents and lenders in secured and unsecured, syndicated and single-bank financing, including acquisition, asset-based and leveraged financing.
Washington and Lee University School of Law. J.D.. 2002
University of Richmond. B.S. in Business Administration. Concentration in Accounting. cum laude,1996
West Virginia, CPA
The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law and Commercial Finance Law, 2012-2022; Charleston, West Virginia Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2019
Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance, 2019; Banking & Finance, 2020-2021
Recognized by West Virginia Super Lawyers°
2017 Alumni Volunteer of the Year, Washington & Lee University School of Law
2013 Graduate of the BB&T Leadership Institute
Listed in West Virginia Super Lawyers”’ Rising Stars list for Bonds/Government Finance, 2012 – 2013
Recognized by West Virginia Executive as a Young Gun, 2013 The State Journals Generation Next 40 under 40 Winner, 2010
2015 Spirit of Caring Award, United Way of Central West Virginia
2013 West Virginia Executive Young Gun
2010, West Virginia State Journal Generation Next 40 under 40 Award Winner
Come Home to West Virginia Spokesperson 2009
National Association of Bond Lawyers
American Bar Association, Business Section
West Virginia Society of CPAs
American Health Lawyers Association
Counsel of Development Finance Agencies
West Virginia Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
MVB Bank, Inc. Community Advisory Board
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Edgewood Summit, Inc.
Co-Chair, Steering Committee, WELD – Charleston Chapter
Member, Board of Directors, YWCA of Kanawha Valley
Member, Board of Directors, West Virginia Region of American Red Cross
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Scholarship Committee
University of Richmond Alumni Recruiting Committee
Class Agent, Washington & Lee University School of Law