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Amy has deep and wide-ranging experience in representing financial institutions in government enforcement matters, qui tam False Claims Act cases, consumer class actions and bankruptcy proceedings. She is adept in defending and providing pragmatic advice for the successful resolution of complex, multifaceted matters.

Ashley Taylor, Ryan Strasser and Amy Pritchard Williams of Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP discuss the involvement of outside counsel in representing state Attorney Generals and how that involvement can affect the dynamics of the litigation.Continue Reading State Attorney General Actions: How Outside Counsel for AGs Changes the Game

On December 8, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued a statement regarding its intent to investigate certain participants in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.[1] This announcement, just a few months after the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its first-ever False Claims

In this episode of Regulatory Oversight, Stephen Piepgrass welcomes Regulatory Investigations, Strategy + Enforcement Partner Amy Williams and Health Sciences Partner Asher Funk to discuss the similarities and differences between the federal False Claims Act and state false claims acts, as well as emerging trends in state false claims act enforcement.Continue Reading State of the Law: Contours of State False Claims Acts and How to Stay Out of Harm’s Way

In early March, New York State Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Corporation Counsel John E. Johnson announced a $105 million settlement against a hedge fund manager for tax evasion. The New York authorities were alerted to the potential of fraud in October 2018 by a whistleblower lawsuit brought under New York’s False