- Accountants' & Attorneys' Liability
- Complex Business Litigation
- Director & Officer Liability
- Financial Services Litigation
- Securities & Corporate Governance
- Securities Enforcement & Litigation
- White Collar Defense
|Contact Info||Telephone: 404.853.8797|
|University ||Emory University, B.A., with honors Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Robert W. Woodruff Scholar; Order of the Coif; Robert W. Woodruff Fellow|
|Law School||Emory University School of Law, J.D., with distinction; Executive Managing Editor, Emory Law Journal|
|Admitted||1991, Georgia; 2008, Florida|
Co-chair, 50-State Survey Subcommittee; Past Co-chair, Accountants' Liability Subcommittee; Past Newsletter Editor, Professional Liability Litigation Committee, American Bar Association
Master, Lamar American Inn of Court
Member, Board of Directors, Georgia Appellate Practice and Educational Resource Center, Inc.
Member, Litigation and Business Law Sections, American Bar Association
Member, General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Post-Conviction Capital Representation Committee, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Appellate Practice, Business Law, and Trial Lawyers Sections, The Florida Bar
Member, Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee, The Florida Bar
Member, Litigation Section, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Member, Emory College Advisory Board
Chair, Board of Consultants, Emory Law Journal
Past Chair, Women's Advisory Board, Capstone Financial Partners, a MassMutual Financial Services agency in Atlanta, Georgia
Past Member, Board of Directors, American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia
Past Member, Emory Law Advisory Board
Past Member, Board of Governors, Association of Emory Alumni
Past Member, Emory Law Alumni Association Executive Committee
Graduate, Leadership Cobb
Co-leader of Sutherland's Accountants' Liability practice, Amy Rudolph has more than 20 years of trial experience in complex business litigation, with particular emphasis on accounting and financial issues. Amy defends corporate and individual clients in business torts, professional liability, securities fraud, tax litigation, fraud and negligent misrepresentation, breach of contract, shareholder disputes, qui tam actions under the False Claims Act, and state and federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act cases. Her experience spans a wide variety of industries, including mortgages and structured finance; insurance; manufacturing, retail and distribution; telecommunications; securities and brokerage firms; and energy MLPs.
A member of the Georgia and Florida bars, Amy has served as lead counsel and co-counsel in numerous jury trials and appeals in state and federal courts, as well as in bench trials, arbitrations, bankruptcy court adversary proceedings, investigations by federal agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice, and state licensing board hearings.
After an audit client's bankruptcy, Sutherland steps in to represent the accounting firm.
Sutherland successfully defends a national broker-dealer in federal securities fraud action.
Sutherland secures JNOV for Big Four client in $30 million homebuilding dispute.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of commercial litigation (2013-2014)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2012-2014)
fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
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Patricia A. Gorham,Amelia Toy Rudolph,W. Scott Sorrels,Steuart H. Thomsen,Bryan M. Ward, March 10, 2014
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