Amy S. Park

Partner

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Amy S. Park focuses her practice on high-stakes commercial disputes, including complex business litigation, securities class actions, shareholder derivative suits, corporate governance disputes, internal investigations, and M&A litigation. While Amy’s practice spans several sectors, her clients have primarily been in the technology, pharmaceutical, and healthcare industries.

Recognized for her depth of experience in securities, business and financial disputes, Amy was named a Lawyer of the Year for Securities Litigation in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers and is listed in the publication’s securities and commercial litigation categories. Amy writes and speaks regularly on developments in securities and other class action litigation. In 2020, she received a JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award for her articles covering developments in class action litigation.

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Honors & Awards

  • Recommended by The Legal 500 US in the category of Securities Litigation: Defense (2021)
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Securities (2019-2022)
  • Named as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation - Securities, San Jose, Best Lawyers (2019)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • Seton Hall University, J.D., 1996: magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Seton Hall Law Review; Moot Court Board
  • Seton Hall University, B.A., 1990: summa cum laude

Professional Activities

Clerkships

  • Honorable John C. Lifland, US District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Honorable Stephen A. Stripp, US Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey

Publications

  • Author, “An Amendment to the CCPA Provides a Welcome But Brief Reprieve for B2B Businesses,” The Recorder (October 25, 2019)
  • Author, “Effective Use of Deposition Video Clips at Trial,” Daily Journal (February 21, 2018)
  • Author, “Tips For Drafting Contractual Nonreliance Clauses,” Law360 (February 13, 2018)
  • Author, “Reg G-Based Merger Objection Claims Face Uncertain Future,” Daily Journal (January 23, 2018)
  • Co-Author, “Ninth Circuit Looks North in First-of-Its-Kind Decision,” Law.com (June 12, 2015)
  • Co-Author, “Twist on Merger Litigation: Paid Too Much?,” Daily Journal (January 22, 2015)
  • Author, “The Supreme Court Missed an Opportunity in Chadbourne to Maintain Uniformity Within Class Action Securities Litigation Involving Nationally-Traded Securities,” Bloomberg BNA (April 8, 2014)
  • Author, “Ninth Circuit: Forward-Looking Statements Protected by Safe Harbor Provision,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 14, 2010)
  • Author, “Justice Harry A. Blackmun: A Retrospective Consideration of the Justice’s Role in the Emancipation of Women,” 25 Seton Hall L. Rev. 1176 (1995)

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “M&A Disputes,” Corporate Disputes (April/June 2016)
  • Panelist, “Shareholder Litigation,” Corporate Disputes (October/December 2014)
  • Oakland Roots Sports Club and the members of its board of directors in California state court litigation and a trial in arbitration regarding claims by the company’s former CEO and board member challenging his removal from those positions and seeking his reinstatement to both.
  • Quotient Technology in a post-closing earn-out dispute relating to the company’s acquisition of SavingStar.
  • CEO of Granite Construction Inc. in a federal securities class action, state court securities class action, and federal shareholder derivative suit involving allegations related to misstatements in the company’s financial statements and weaknesses in the company's internal controls over financial reporting, forecasting and risk management.
  • Former CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride in federal securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation involving allegations related to purported bid rigging in broiler chicken industry.
  • directors of WageWorks, Inc. in a federal securities class action and state and federal shareholder derivative suits involving allegations related to a weakness in the company's internal controls over financial reporting and revenue recognition.
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