Amy Puckett’s practice includes diverse experience in the areas of financial services regulatory compliance, consumer protection, data privacy, and employment law.
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 remain in compliance with and respond to inquiries from the CFPB, state attorneys general, and state banking departments. As a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team, Amy counsels clients on a variety of privacy and information security compliance issues, including data breach response and notification requests.
In addition, Amy also consults with employers on effective employment policies and advises clients on claims relating to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the ADA, the FMLA, the North Carolina Trade Secrets Protection Act, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, and breach of employment contracts. She also drafts employment contracts, including non-competition provisions, and advises clients on best practices for employee handbooks.
Previously, Amy served as vice president of Relationship Management and Compliance for E4E Relief LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Foundation For The Carolinas, one of the largest community foundations in the United States. In that role, she served as the dedicated relationship manager for clients, helping set up grant programs for companies to assist their employees during times of disaster or financial hardship and providing day-to-day support, stewardship, and philanthropic counsel. She also directed E4E Relief’s contract compliance program, ensuring compliance with contractual obligations as well as IRS guidelines and domestic and international data privacy requirements.