Amy E. Buice is in the firm’s antitrust and commercial litigation sections. She offers extensive antitrust experience, such as civil and criminal matters around the country, including multi-level class actions, direct-action/opt-out actions, investigations by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, and advising clients on antitrust-compliance and monitoring policies and everyday antitrust issues. She has assisted dynamic clients with antitrust matters, such as manufacturers, food producers, and trade associations. As a commercial litigator, she has worked on matters involving business torts, fraud, contracts, and product liability issues. She is a proud member of the Antitrust Section of the State Bar of Georgia, and she is honored to serve on the Board of the Corporate Counsel Section of the Atlanta Bar Association.
Ms. Buice happily volunteers with the firm’s pro bono efforts and recently secured a judgement for her pro bono client in a contract dispute.
While in law school, she participated in the Community Health Law Partnership Clinic and used the Violence Against Women Act to help a client independently retain permanent residency without relying on an abusive former partner. She competed on the moot court team, placed as finalist at the 2018 William B. Spong National Moot Court Competition, and won the 1L Beaird First-Year Closing Argument Competition. She also served as a Notes Editor on the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lawton Stephens, Judge of the Athens-Clarke County Superior Court. During college, she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable David C. Norton, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Ms. Buice graduated law school from the University of Georgia cum laude and received her undergraduate degree from Sewanee summa cum laude, where she joined Phi Beta Kappa.
Represents Mar-Jac Poultry, Inc., and its affiliates in federal antitrust class actions and opt-out actions across the United States alleging supply reduction, market-manipulation, and bid-rigging conspiracies in the broiler chicken market under both State and Federal Laws. In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 1:16-cv-8637 (N.D. Ill.).
Assisted an SGR team representing a construction materials manufacturer in an antitrust investigation conducted by the Department of Justice.