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Amy Marie Wilkins

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Appeals, Litigation

About Me



Amy is an experienced litigator in commercial litigation, business contracts, business torts, business divorce and disputes, consumer loans and contracts, receivership actions, and fraud. Recent cases include assisting a member of an LLC obtain a judgment for fraud against the manager of the LLC, assisting a mortgage broker defend a lawsuit by the lender, and defending a commercial landlord-tenant dispute.

 

Amy has strong appellate experience and has briefed appellate cases in the Arizona Court of Appeals, Arizona Supreme Court, California Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and Fifth Circuit. She has handled appeals on a variety of subjects, including family law and divorce, employment, class actions, consumer rights, and commercial litigation matters. Recent cases involve an appeal of visitation rights for a same-sex couple and an appeal of a business valuation in a divorce.

 

Amy lives in Phoenix and, when not working hard for her clients, enjoys running with her dogs, golf, and reading. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Litigation: 50%
    14 years
  2. Appeals: 50%
    13 years

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Melissa Ho

    Amy is professional and prepared. She possesses the unique ability to analyze a case from both civil and criminal perspectives. She has experience in complex civil litigation as well as white collar criminal defense.

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    Melissa Ho Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ashley D. Adams

    Amy has an excellent reputation in the criminal defense community, and specializes in white collar crime. She is extremely knowledgable, hard working, and trustworthy. I would recommend her highly to anyone inquiring.

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    Ashley Adams White Collar Crime Attorney
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Contact Info

The Wilkins Law Firm

2800 N. Central Ave.
Ste. 1200
Phoenix, AZ, 85004

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
AZActive 200302/13/2015
CAActive200102/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Senior AwardUniversity of Arizona College of Law2001
Distinguished EditorUniversity of Arizona College of Law Arizona Law Review2001
Order of the CoifUniversity of Arizona College of Law2001
Editor in ChiefArizona Law Review2000
Charles T. Ares FellowUniversity of Arizona College of Law1999
Senior CommendationUniversity of Arizona Faculty of Humanities1995
National Merit ScholarNational Merit Society1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWilkins Law Firm2012 - Present
AttorneyChristian, Dichter & Sluga2011 - 2012
AttorneyHagens Berman Sobol Shapiro2007 - 2011
AssociateLewis & Roca2004 - 2007
AssociateSteptoe & Johnson2003 - 2004
AssociateKirkland & Ellis2001 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee, Arizona State BarVice Chair2010 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Arizona Women Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Association of Professional WomenN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationA Practioner's Guide to Class Actions, Arizona Chapter2010
American Bar Association publicationLitigation 101: Tips for Taking an Out-of State Deposition2005
American Bar Association The Young LawyerNeed ADR Training? Try These Options2004
American Corporate Counsel Association"Watch Out! Your Arbitration Clause Could Be Setting You Up to Arbitrate Class Actions Focus2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of ArizonaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2011 Arizona State Bar ConventionBeyond the Basics: Class Actions2011