Amy M. Bowers

Amy focuses her practice on complex commercial matters, including international litigation, in disputes spanning multiple jurisdictions and involving parallel proceedings.

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Amy M. Bowers

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Amy M. Bowers is a business litigator with wide-ranging experience in complex commercial matters, including international litigation. Amy represents clients in complex disputes spanning multiple jurisdictions and involving parallel proceedings. She has advised local and international companies in the manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and health care industries at all stages of litigation.

Amy has extensive experience drafting dispositive motions and appellate filings, as well as providing trial support during all stages of litigation, including pretrial and post-trial motion practice and supplementary proceedings. She also advises international and domestic clients seeking discovery, or objecting to applications for discovery, served under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in federal courts around the country. Amy has achieved multimillion-dollar settlements for corporate plaintiffs in cases involving antitrust and unfair competition claims.

As a professor of advanced legal writing at Florida International University College of Law, Amy’s scholarship focuses on drafting effective dispositive motions and accompanying legal memoranda. She is also the chair of the Quality Control Committee of the Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

  • Villamorey, S.A. v. BDT Investments, Inc., 245 So. 3d 909 (Fla. 3d DCA 2018) (affirming trial court’s post­judgment garnishment procedure and holding that foreign entity is subject to court’s personal jurisdiction).
  • GolTV, Inc. v. Fox Sports Latin America Ltd., 277 F. Supp. 3d 1301 (S.D. Fla. 2017) (granting a motion to dismiss on personal jurisdiction grounds in favor of a South American confederation of soccer teams).
  • B&B Jewelry, Inc. v. Pandora Jewelry LLC, 247 F. Supp. 3d 1283 (S.D. Fla. 2017) (remanding matter to state court upon finding that valid arbitration agreement under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards did not exist).
  • Allied Universal Corp. v. Given, 223 So. 3d 1040 (Fla. 3d DCA 2017) (reversing trial court’s order denying motion for a preliminary injunction upon finding that former employee failed to rebut the presumption of irreparable harm caused to employer by former employee’s breach of noncompete agreement).
  • Prisua Engineering Corp. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., No. 1:16-cv-21761 (S.D. Fla. 2016) (obtained $4.3 million jury verdict in patent infringement lawsuit on behalf of inventor).
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
    • Chair, Quality Control Committee, Miami­-Dade Chapter
  • American Bar Association – International Law Section
    • Co-Chair, International Ethics Committee
  • “The 1782 Conundrum: The American Dream or a Global Nightmare?”
    • ABA International Law Section Annual Meeting (June 2, 2020)
  • Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2013)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., Highest Honors, 2009)
  • Florida
  • District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Florida State Courts
  • Spanish
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Litigation and Trials
  • International Litigation & Arbitration
  • International Disputes (Latin America)
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Trade Secrets/Noncompete Litigation

Amy has extensive experience drafting dispositive motions and appellate filings, as well as providing trial support during all stages of litigation, including pretrial and post-trial motion practice and supplementary proceedings. She also advises international and domestic clients seeking discovery, or objecting to applications for discovery, served under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 in federal courts around the country.