Amy is a seasoned senior legal counsel and strategist with over 25 years of experience advising executive leadership, Boards of Directors, General Counsel and leading teams on crisis management, complex investigations, litigation and risk management matters in the U.S. and around the globe. She is a Partner with Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears, a boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. whose team of prominent lawyers represent corporate and individual clients in a wide range of high profile, complex legal, business and reputational matters. Amy is a former equity partner and alumna of Big Law. Before that she was an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C., and served in an elite trial unit, handling some of the city’s most difficult violent crimes. Amy is a proud mom of two kids and wife of a helicopter test pilot and retired Naval Officer. As a working mom who was inspired by her own working mom, Amy focuses on the importance of community, sponsorship and creating opportunities that will empower the next generation of women leaders. A founding member of Chief in Washington, D.C. and Board member of the Women’s Bar Association Foundation, Amy is committed to supporting women climb, pivot and thrive. She is publishing a book called “Turning Point” in December 2021.