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Amy Edgy


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  • Emory University (J.D. 1999; James L. Colson Scholar); Wake Forest University (B.A. in Politics 1996, magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Not admitted in District of Columbia; admitted in Georgia, New York, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Georgia and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Amy Edgy's practice is focused on the representation of debtors, creditors, and other significant parties in connection with some of the country's largest restructurings and reorganizations. She has cultivated industry-specific experience in the energy, health care, retail, automotive, financial institution, and airline sectors. Most recently, Amy played a significant role as restructuring counsel in the chapter 11 cases of Peabody Energy Corporation, the world's largest private sector coal company, and 153 of its direct and indirect subsidiaries. In less than a year, Peabody negotiated and developed a plan of reorganization that reduced Peabody's debt burden by more than $6.6 billion.

Amy also represented Emory Healthcare in the chapter 11 filing of Southern Regional Medical Center and was lead restructuring counsel in the chapter 11 filing and sale of MSD Performance, a producer of automotive ignition components, and its domestic subsidiaries. In addition, she has represented significant creditors in one of the country's largest municipal bankruptcies (Jefferson County, Alabama), Forum Health, Northwest Airlines Corporation, and Delta Air Lines.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Amy served as restructuring counsel to Rhodes Furniture, at the time, one of the nation's largest furniture retailers, and LJM2 Co-Investment, a limited partnership formed for the purpose of making investments in energy businesses.

Amy is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She is a member of the global board of the Turnaround Management Association and is the global co-chair of TMA's Network of Women. Amy is also a member of the Board of Councilors of The Carter Center.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Recipient of:

    Chambers USA 2017, "Leaders in Field" recognition

    Atlanta Business Chronicle's "40 Under 40" award

    The M&A Advisor's "40 Under 40" award
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