Amy L. Schwartz

Of Counsel

schwartza@ballardspahr.com
Tel 612.371.5782
Fax 612.371.3207
Minneapolis

Amy L. Schwartz is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in commercial litigation, banking litigation, and employment law. She has particular experience defending banking clients in retail branch disputes involving deposit accounts and other payment methods, including disputes arising under Articles 3 and 4 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Amy also handles cases involving consumer fraud, conversion of negotiable instruments, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Representative Matters

  • Roxanne Shanedling v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al., No. 27-CV-16-2717 (D. Minn. 2017)
  • Jomari Alexander v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 27-CV-15-3304 (D. Minn. 2016)
  • Hendlin, Inc. v. Appmosphere, Inc., No. 27-CV-14-20744 (D. Minn. 2016)
  • Northeast Bank v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 14-2240 (Eighth Cir. 2015)
  • Patrick Finn and Lighthouse Management Group, Inc. v. Alliance Bank, et al., No. A12-1930; A12-2092 (Minn. 2015), amicus curiae
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. WMR e-PIN, LLC et al., 653 F.3d 702 (Eighth Cir. 2011)
  • Boone v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 07-3922 (D. Minn. 2009)
  • MSK Eyes, Ltd. and Muhannah S. Kakish v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 546 F.3d 533 (Eighth Cir. 2008)
  • Clarinda Color, LLC v. Brian Nelson, et al., No. 0:04-cv-4917 (D. Minn. 2006)

Professional Activities

Minnesota State Bar Association, 2004-present

Hennepin County Bar Association, 2005-present

Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2005-present

American Bar Association, 2003-present

Recognitions & Accomplishments

Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star

Minnesota Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, Top Women Lawyers

University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with high distinction, 2004)
Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice
Member, Iowa International Debate Team

University of Iowa (B.A., with distinction and honors, 1999)

Minnesota

U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Minnesota Supreme Court