Amy Williams-Derry


1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98101 

Amy Williams-Derry is a senior member of the Complex Litigation Group at Keller Rohrback.

Through a diverse legal career spanning more than 20 years, Amy has represented clients throughout the socio-economic spectrum: newly-arrived immigrants fighting to unite stranded family members in the face of President Trump’s travel ban; tribes and non-profits enforcing their rights under the endangered species law; families and neighborhoods banding together against local air polluters; small businesses and community arts organizations demanding insurance coverage for COVID-19 closures; cities and states seeking PCB clean-up costs from manufacturer Monsanto; government-sponsored entities enforcing their investor rights under the securities laws; and Fortune 500 companies defending intellectual property and commercial disputes. Amy draws from this broad experience to successfully approach complex legal problems from a variety of perspectives. 

Prior to law school, Amy worked on environmental, energy, and transportation issues in Washington, D.C. At the University of Virginia School of Law, Amy was the Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal.

Amy’s current representative cases include City of Seattle v. Monsanto Co., et al. (W.D. Wash.), Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston v. Moody’s Corp., et al. (New York Cty. NY), State of Delaware v. Monsanto Co., et al. (New Castle Cty. Del.), State of Maryland v. Monsanto Co., et al. (Baltimore City MD), and State of Oregon v. Monsanto Co., et al. (Multnomah Cty. Ore.).

Amy serves as a cooperating attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Washington, as Special Assistant Litigation Counsel for the Delaware Department of Justice, as Special PCB Litigation Counsel for the State of Maryland, and is a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Oregon.


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