PeopleAmy F. Sorenson
Amy F. Sorenson

Amy F. Sorenson

PeopleAmy F. Sorenson

  • University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (J.D., 1997)
    • California Public Employee Relations Journal, Berkeley, California (1995-1997)
    • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, White Collar Crime (1996)
    • Recipient, Dragonette Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Civil Litigation Trial Practice (1997)
    • Recipient, Prosser Prize, Civil Trial Practice (1997)
  • Yale University (B.A., English, cum laude, with distinction, 1994)

  • American Bar Association
  • Utah State Bar
  • Women Lawyers of Utah
  • Network of Trial Law Firms, Executive Committee (2018-present)
  • Federal Bar Association, Utah Chapter, President (2010)
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association, President (2014-2015)
  • Snell & Wilmer Women's Initiative, Co-Chair, Co-Founder (2013-2016)
  • Snell & Wilmer Attorney Development Committee (2005-2008, 2011-2014)
  • Snell & Wilmer Ethics Committee (2002-2006)
  • Snell & Wilmer Hiring Committee (2002-2005)

  • Internal Investigations – Culture, Process, Ethics," Panel Moderator, Snell & Wilmer Corporate Counsel Forum (March 2019)
  • "In-House Counsel Pro Bono Programs: Overcoming Practical Issues and Addressing Ethical Concerns," Presenter, Network of Trial Law Firms CLE, New York, NY (August 2018)
  • "The Second Labor of Hercules - Battling Government Investigations," Panel Moderator, Network of Trial Law Firms CLE, Laguna Beach, CA (April 2018)
  • "Law Firm Management: Attracting and Retaining the Right Talent," Panel Speaker, Women Lawyers of Utah, Advancement Pledge Series (February 2018)
  • “After the Worst Happens: The Punitive Damages Award on Appeal”, Speaker, Network of Trial Law Firms Litigation Management Supercourse, Kiawah Island, SC (October 2016)
  • "Punitives Slashed in Wyoming Carbon Monoxide Case: In a win for tort reformers, an appellate court embraces a 1-1 ratio of punitive compensatory damages," Featured, The American Lawyer (May 2016)
  • “How Do Law Firms Retain Women, and Why It Matters,” Panel Speaker, Utah State Bar 2016 Spring Convention, St. George, UT (March 11, 2016)
  • "Arbitration Agreements and Practice from a Litigator's Perspective," Panel Moderator, Snell & Wilmer Corporate Counsel Forum (March 24, 2015)
  • Trial Academy (Faculty), Utah State Bar Fall Forum (November 21, 2014)
  • "Standing in the Shoes of the Government – The Rise In Qui Tam Litigation," Panelist, Snell & Wilmer Corporate Counsel Forum (September 27, 2013)
  • "Managing High Volume and Pattern Litigation," Panel Moderator, Litigation Management: The Company in Crisis Supercourse, Network of Trial Lawyers (May 3, 2013)
  • "Debriefing: Utah Residential Foreclosure Litigation," Speaker, Utah State Bar Convention, Sun Valley, ID (July 2012)
  • "Professionalism for Inhouse Counsel: An Overview," Speaker, Association of Corporate Counsel Ethics at the End CLE, Salt Lake City, UT (December 2011)
  • "Rantings of a Partner ... and Pushback from the Associate," Chapter Author: Moving the Court, First Chair Press (July 15, 2011)
  • "Best Practices: Trying Your Case in Federal Court," Moderator, Federal Bar Association Tri-State Seminar, Park City, UT (September 2010)

  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Litigation: General Commercial (2017-2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2014-2016, 2018-2020)
  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Technology, The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel (June 2013)
  • Utah's Legal Elite: Civil Litigation, Utah Business Magazine (2007-2009, 2012-2015, 2017-2019)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Civil Litigation: Defense (2013-2019)
    • Top 50 Women Lawyers (2014-2015, 2018-2019)
    • Top 100 (2018)
    • Rising Stars Edition (2012)
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow (2009-present)

  • Utah Access to Justice Commission, Co-Chair (2018-present)
  • Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, President, Board of Directors, Executive Committee (2004-2018)

  • Latham & Watkins, Associate, San Francisco, CA

  • Utah
  • Nevada
  • California

  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit