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Amy Bowerman Freed

New York

Amy Bowerman Freed
+1 410 659 2774 (Baltimore)
+1 212 918 8270 (New York)
+1 410 659 2701 (Baltimore)
+1 212 918 3100 (New York)

Amy Freed is a "go-to" securities lawyer who brings practical securities law advice to a wide range of companies. She advises companies and individuals on how to comply with United States securities laws. Her participation with a wide range of companies and individuals gives her insight into issues that are developing in boardrooms.

Amy has been on the front line of shareholder engagement matters including proxy contests, proxy advisory firm matters, shareholder proposals, and disruptions at annual stockholder meetings. She represents foreign private issuers in their dealings in the U.S. and, through Hogan Lovells global network, U.S. issuers in their dealings in foreign jurisdictions.

Representative Experience

Twenty-first Century Fox Inc. debt offerings.

News Corporation spin-off.

Office Depot disclosure counsel.

Darden Inc. corporate governance matters.

Education and admissions


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


  • Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Co-Chair, Public Company Advisory Group
  • Faculty, ALI-ABA, Securities Law for Non-Securities Lawyers
  • National Association of Securities Dealers, National Adjudicatory Council

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Maryland
  • New York


Securities and Exchange Commission Law and Policy Award


America’s Leading Lawyers for Business Corporate/M&A

Chambers USA

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

SEC Proposes Shorter Deadlines for Periodic Reports, Company Disclosure of Insider Transactions, and Website Access to Company Reports

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