Portland Attorney Amy Potter

Professional Background

Amy Potter has extensive experience litigating in federal court. She has tried multiple jury trials in the District of Oregon and argued multiple times before the Ninth Circuit.

Prior to joining the Angeli Law Group, Ms. Potter spent 18 years as an Assistant United States Attorney handling criminal and forfeiture matters. She served as the Appellate Chief for two years. She has lectured on Fourth Amendment, Forfeiture, and Sentencing Issues. For the past ten years, she has also taught Trial Practice at the University of Oregon School of Law.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Ms. Potter practiced at Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Ms. Potter graduated cum laude from Rice University with a BA in Economics. She received her law degree from the University of Virginia where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as an Articles Editor for the Virginia Law Review.

Ms. Potter previously served as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative for the District of Oregon and served as a co-chair from 2017-18. She has also served on the local rules committee. She also is a Girl Scout troop leader.

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