Amy Worrell Sterling joined Bass, Berry & Sims in October 2007 as an associate in the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Previously, she was an associate with Tate Lazarini Brady & Davis, PLC, and she served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Diane K. Vescovo, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
Amy primarily focuses her practice on representing brokerage firms, financial institutions, and registered representatives in securities litigation, arbitration, and regulatory matters. A significant amount of her practice has been devoted to defending customer complaints and FINRA arbitration claims related to sales practices, product failure disputes, and fraud and failure to supervise allegations. She also advises and represents clients with respect to regulatory inquiries and proceedings by the SEC, FINRA, and state regulators. Amy has negotiated settlements and employee transition matters and has counseled clients on compliance issues.
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) — Compliance & Legal Society
Memphis Bar Association — Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors (2008-2009)
University of Memphis Law Alumni — Board of Directors (2007-2010)
University of Memphis Law Review — Senior Notes and Comments Editor (2005-2006)
University of Memphis Advanced Moot Court Competition — Champion and Best Brief (2004)
Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence in Legal Methods — Best Oral Advocate (2004)
Dean’s Distinguished Service Award