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Amy L. Bomse


Executive Summary

Ms. Bomse is co-chair of the Attorney Liability and Conduct Practice Group, and a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She focuses on representing lawyers and law firms.

Professional Qualifications

Ms. Bomse represents lawyers and law firms in a wide variety of litigation contexts include professional liability, fee disputes, disqualification motions and sanctions. She counsels law firms and corporations on legal ethics and risk management. She lectures and writes on legal ethics and professional responsibility. She served on the State Bar Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and was committee chair in 2019.

Ms. Bomse has substantial trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts. She recently won a substantial verdict for Planned Parenthood Federation of America in a RICO jury trial against the Center for Medical Progress. She has represented clients in jury trials involving technology licensing, negligence claims against a government entity and others.

From the start of her legal career, Ms. Bomse has maintained an active pro bono practice. Her pro bono clients have included Planned Parenthood, the Equal Justice Society, and the City of San Francisco (marriage equality cases). She represented homeless individuals in a civil rights lawsuit against Fresno. She has been involved in several voting rights cases. She is also active in the legal community as a member of the board of Legal Aid at Work and former member of the BASF Justice & Diversity Center.


J.D., Duke University School of Law

M.A., Duke University

B.A., Yale University
Magna Cum Laude

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San Francisco, CA
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Washington, DC
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