Amy E. Schuh is a litigator who focuses on corporate ethics and compliance counseling, internal and government investigations, and mergers and acquisitions due diligence and integration. She builds, enhances, and streamlines corporate compliance programs, as well as global anti-corruption and investigations programs.
Amy, a former senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer at a major information technology company, supported the company's active M&A profile during due diligence and integration. She also enhanced every element of its corporate ethics and compliance program, including developing a robust global anti-corruption program. Amy worked closely with the US Department of Justice and US Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the company's on-going reporting requirements in connection with its FCPA resolution.
Prior, Amy was the executive director of global investigations for a major international pharmaceutical company, where she managed a global team of lawyers responsible for conducting escalated internal investigations into alleged violations of the company’s code of conduct and for handling government investigations. She also enhanced the company’s compliance program, specifically as it related to its corporate policies and procedures and its global anti-corruption compliance program. Previously, in 2008, Amy was tapped to create a corporate compliance program for a Fortune 10 company.
Amy began her legal career as a litigation associate at Morgan Lewis and another global law firm. She is active in pro bono work, having co-founded and co-chaired a pro bono program that collaborated with National Veterans Legal Services Program to help veterans access critical benefits. Amy has continued to serve on the board of directors since 2011 and was recently elected co-chair of the board.
Recommended, Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense, The Legal 500 US (2022)
Member, Compliance Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 (2022)
Co-Chair, National Veterans Legal Services Program
Advocate Award, MAKERS (2020)