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Amy C. Seidel



Amy Seidel advises public companies on SEC reporting requirements, stock exchange listing standards, executive compensation issues, disclosure issues and general corporate governance matters. She also has experience in many areas of corporate representation, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate counseling.

Public Companies

Amy advises numerous clients on a full range of securities compliance and corporate governance matters. She counsels clients on matters concerning financial reporting, proxy statements and executive compensation. She also advises companies and boards of directors on corporate governance matters, including executive and director succession issues, shareholder proposals and shareholder activism.

Amy heads the firm's public companies and securities practice.

Faculty Positions

  • University of Minnesota Law School — Board of Advisors; Past Adjunct Professor


Bar Admissions



University of Minnesota Law School
J.D. cum laude, Minnesota Journal of Global Trade (managing editor) (1998)

Gustavus Adolphus College
B.A. Dean's List, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1995)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • thecorporatecounsel.net — Advisory Board
  • Ray Garrett Institute — Planning Committee

Firm Leadership

  • Board Member


  • Chambers USA — Minnesota, Corporate/M&A, 2006-23
  • Best Lawyers® — Corporate Law, 2013, 2022-24; Securities/Capital Markets Law (Lawyer of the Year - 2023), 2013, 2022-24
  • Twin Cities Business — Notable Partners in Law, 2022
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal — Women in Business, 2019 
  • BTI Consulting Group — BTI Client Service All-Star, 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America — Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2013-20 (Minnesota Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year, 2015, 2020)
  • Finance & Commerce — Top Woman in Finance,  2010
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers — Securities & Corporate Finance, 2007-19
  • Minnesota Law & Politics — Listed Among the Top 100 Women Minnesota Super Lawyers, 2008
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal — Forty Under 40, 2008
  • Minnesota Lawyer — Up and Coming Lawyer 2003
Awards Methodology
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