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.

Awards and recognitions

2017

Finance: Capital Markets: Debt Offerings
Legal 500 US

2017

M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Governance
Legal 500 US

2016

Finance: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings: Advice to Issuers
Legal 500 US

2014

Finance: Financial Services: Regulatory
Legal 500 US

2005

Corporate/M&A
Chambers USA

1994

Securities and Exchange Commission Law and Policy Award
Securities and Exchange Commission

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1988

B.A., Tulane University, 1985

Memberships

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

Representative experience

Twenty-first Century Fox Inc. debt offerings.

News Corporation spin-off.

Office Depot disclosure counsel.

Darden Inc. corporate governance matters.

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Proxy advisor voting policies

Published Works

The year in corporate governance

Hogan Lovells Publications

Corporate governance outlook 2018

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