Government Experience

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit—Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Gregory A. Phillips (2017–2018)

Education

  • University of Wyoming, B.A. (2014)
  • University of Utah, J.D. (2017) highest honors, Order of the Coif, Executive Social Justice Editor, Utah Law Review

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Wyoming

Amy Pauli

Associate
Denver
apauli@crowell.com
Phone: +1 303.524.8618
Denver Place
999 18th Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

Amy Pauli is a Litigation associate in Crowell & Moring’s Denver office. Amy counsels and represents highly regulated entities in advertising and regulatory compliance risks and disputes, as well as in complex business disputes. She focuses on consumer class actions, false advertising litigation, complex commercial litigation, and appeals.

Amy is a trusted advisor to companies in the food and beverage and agriculture industries. She counsels clients on Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission, and U.S. Department of Agriculture labeling, advertising, manufacturing, and supplemental nutrition program regulations. Amy’s labeling counseling practice spans label reviews, bottle bill compliance advice, green guide and recycling advertising compliance, and National Advertising Division dispute risk management.

Amy is also an appellate advocate. Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, she served as a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She advises clients on appellate procedure and briefs appeals before state and federal appellate courts.

Representative Matters

  • Consumer class actions. Secured complete dismissal of consumer class action for pet products manufacturer is the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiff sought $5 million in damages and asserted claims including fraud, breach of warranty, and that the label was misleading under consumer protection statutes. 
  • Regulatory business disputes. Represented animal product manufacturer in investigation of regulatory defects in business acquired by client and litigation for breaches of acquisition agreement. Successfully brought federal court litigation alleging more than $7 million in damages, resulting in highly favorable settlement for client. 
  • Proposition 65. Serving as Proposition 65 counsel for nationwide chip brand, animal feed manufacturer, chocolate manufacturer, and consumer product brand. 
  • State dairy regulations. Providing state dairy regulations counsel to multinational ice cream company, global beverage company, and national dairy brand. Advising regarding distribution licensing and nationwide promotional and advertising matters, including couponing and associated regulations and requirements. 
  • Food labeling counseling. Advising global beverage brand regarding product launches, advertising and marketing risks, and bottle bill compliance for various product lines including juices, sodas and carbonated beverages, flavored waters, and energy drinks. 
  • Class and collective employment actions. Secured dismissal of State Department-regulated au pair agency from a putative class action in the Eastern District of New York and California state court. Plaintiffs asserted minimum wage and overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, state labor laws, and the Private Attorneys General Act.


Affiliations

Admissions

Admitted to practice: Colorado; Wyoming; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, Denver Urban Debate League
  • Participant, LCLD 2021 Pathfinder Program
  • Participant, Impact Denver Spring 2021 Program