Amy Park focuses her practice on high-stakes commercial disputes in federal and state courts, including complex business disputes, M&A litigation, shareholder derivative suits, corporate governance disputes, internal investigations and securities class actions.
On the strength of client feedback and her litigation successes. She also is listed in the publication’s securities and commercial litigation categories. Ms. Park’s notable representations include:
- BlackRock, Inc. in several related high-profile cases in California Superior Court arising from the tragic collapse of an apartment building balcony in Berkeley in 2015;
- current and former directors of PG&E in shareholder derivative litigation in state and federal court arising out of the San Bruno pipeline rupture;
- Cavium Inc. in connection with shareholder class action litigation in California state and federal courts seeking to enjoin Cavium’s $6 billion merger with Marvell Technology Group LTD;
- PMC-Sierra Inc. and members of its board of directors in shareholder litigation in California state court in connection with the proposed, and then terminated, acquisition of PMC-Sierra by Skyworks Solutions, Inc.;
- MIPS Technologies, Inc. in shareholder class action litigation seeking to enjoin MIPS’s acquisition by Imagination Technologies Group plc and the sale of MIPS’s patents to Bridge Crossing, LLC;
- EMC Corporation in expedited litigation seeking to protect the company against theft of trade secrets and confidential information, and enforcing covenants not to compete;
Ms. Park writes and speaks regularly on developments in securities litigation and is a frequent contributor to Skadden’s Inside the Courts and Insights publications. She also writes and speaks on legal ethics for in-house counsel, e-discovery and the advancement of women in the legal profession, among other topics.
She was a key member of the team recognized by the Daily Journal with a 2016 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year award for innovative work on behalf of Broadcom Corporation in its acquisition by Avago Technologies.
Ms. Park is a leader on Skadden’s Diversity and Pro Bono committees, serves on the Palo Alto Hiring Committee and is the partner in charge of attorney development for Skadden’s Palo Alto office. She serves as a mock trial coach for high school students and is a member of the board of directors of the nonprofit Northern California Family Dog Rescue.
- J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1996 (magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Seton Hall Law Review; Moot Court Board)
- B.A., Seton Hall University, 1990 (summa cum laude)
- New York
- New Jersey
Associations : Co-Chair, Advisory Board, Women in Law Empowerment Forum – West (WILEF West)
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