Amy Puckett’s practice focuses on data privacy, consumer protection, financial services regulatory compliance, and employment law.
Amy is a member of the firm’s Privacy, Security, and Innovation team, which is part of the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. She counsels clients on a variety of privacy and information security compliance issues, including data breach response and notification requests.
Amy advises financial institutions on compliance with the regulations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as well as other state and federal regulations. She helps clients respond to inquiries from the CFPB, state attorneys general, and state banking departments. Her compliance work includes assisting clients with their obligations under the National Mortgage Settlement and its multiyear-testing regime and various state consent judgments.
Amy also counsels employers on effective employment policies, data privacy, and compliance with various state and federal regulations. She litigates in federal court and the North Carolina Business Court and regularly handles administrative matters before the EEOC.
Prior to joining the firm, Amy clerked for the Honorable William L. Osteen Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Amy received her J.D., cum laude, from the Wake Forest University School of Law, where she was research editor of the Wake Forest Law Review and on the National Trial Team. She also earned a B.A. in English and history, cum laude, with honors in history from Davidson College and her M.A. in history from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.