Amy Schneider helps public companies operate successfully in a complex regulatory landscape. With five years of experience in-house as deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of UnitedHealth Group and more than a decade in private practice, Amy advises companies on corporate law, corporate governance and compliance, securities laws and executive compensation. She is a trusted advisor to boards of directors and senior management.

Securities Regulation, Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Expertise

Amy has experience counseling large and small cap companies on:

  • Compliance with NYSE and Nasdaq listing standards
  • Disclosure requirements under the Securities Exchange Act (Forms 10-K, 8-K and 11-K and Section 16 reports)
  • Proxy statements, annual reports to shareholders, and corporate and securities laws relating to annual shareholder meetings
  • Best practices in corporate governance, shareholder engagement and executive compensation
  • Implementing and administering equity, cash and deferred compensation plans, including plan design and drafting, securities law compliance and drafting forms of award agreements
  • ISS, Glass Lewis and institutional investor policies regarding corporate governance and compensation matters
  • SEC registration statements and prospectus requirements
  • Insider trading laws, Rule 10b-5, Rule 10b5-1, Regulation FD and implementing corporate securities and insider trading policies

In her role at UnitedHealth Group, Amy provided support for the activities of the board of directors and its standing committees, including advice regarding corporate governance matters, preparation of governance reports and other meeting materials, and drafting of meeting minutes.

Nonprofit Experience

While with UnitedHealth Group, Amy served as general counsel and secretary to the United Health Foundation and the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation. She also provided legal support to UnitedHealth Group’s Office of Social Responsibility on philanthropic giving and other initiatives. Amy advised on governance and nonprofit compliance, oversaw charter documents and policies, and counseled on grant and vendor agreements. She also supported board activities, prepared meeting materials and drafted meeting minutes.


Bar Admissions



Mitchell Hamline School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude (2001)

University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
B.A. summa cum laude (1998)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Society for Corporate Governance —  President, Twin Cities Chapter
  • National Association of Stock Plan Professionals
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity — Fellow, 2014
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
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