Amy Walsh, a partner in Orrick’s New York office, is the former Chief of the Business and Securities Fraud Section of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.
Amy currently serves as the court-appointed monitor in JPMorgan Chase’s settlement with the United States Trustee Program of the Department of Justice (see ChaseIndependentReview.com). She also represents individuals and institutions in government investigations, enforcement actions, and prosecutions conducted by various government agencies including the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Internal Revenue Service. Prior to entering private practice, Amy was an Assistant United States Attorney for 12 years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where she led dozens of investigations and cases on behalf of the government, and supervised several sections within the Office. Currently, Amy litigates cases in federal and state court, negotiates with representatives of government enforcement agencies, and advises clients on compliance issues. Amy frequently publishes and speaks on various topics related to her practice.