Amy Sorenson is a regional civil litigator with more than 20 years of experience defending businesses in Utah, Nevada and California at trial, in arbitration and on appeal. She focuses her practice in financial services litigation as well as complex commercial litigation spanning a variety of industries and practice areas. Amy also has experience leading internal investigations.
Financial Services Litigation
Amy manages and defends financial services clients in regional defense programs involving high-volume and pattern litigation. Her financial services litigation experience also extends to the representation of lenders, servicers and other financial industry clients in a wide variety of commercial and consumer matters including qui tam claims, origination claims, consumer disputes, SEC receiverships, probate matters, MERS issues and commercial real estate disputes.
Complex Commercial Litigation
Amy has tried cases to verdict in the state and federal courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association. Her complex commercial litigation practice includes general business litigation claims in the federal and state trial courts and on appeal, including dealer termination, False Claims Act lawsuits, breach of fiduciary duty, Lanham Act claims, non-compete, contract and unfair competition claims, business torts and intellectual property and professional liability claims for a wide variety of businesses and industries.
Amy assists companies when legal challenges arise from government or industry action or proposed action, employee, class and whistle-blower claims, and other circumstances involving business-threatening conflict and crisis management for business sectors including higher education, healthcare and sports. Amy also advises businesses concerning compliance matters and related corporate policies.
Amy is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and serves as co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation practice group. Additionally, Amy co-founded and previously co-chaired the Snell & Wilmer Women’s Initiative in order to further the firm’s commitment to supporting, retaining and promoting women attorneys.