Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1994-1995
  • J.D., University of North Carolina, 1994, with highest honors, Editor-in-Chief, Law Review, 1994
  • B.B.A., University of Michigan, 1991, with high distinction
  • North Carolina, 1994
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1995
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2016
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Amy K. Johnson

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Concentrating her practice on public finance, Amy Johnson serves clients in the capacity of underwriter's counsel, bank counsel, borrower's counsel and trustee's counsel. She has considerable experience with the workout of troubled bond financings.


  • Disclosure counsel to State of North Carolina.


  • National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL).
  • Inaugural Chair, 2006-2008, Charlotte Legal Diversity Clerkship Initiative, Mecklenburg County Bar.
  • Board of Directors, 2009-2012, Mecklenburg County Foundation.


  • Named Best Lawyers' 2014 Charlotte Public Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year."
  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law and Public Finance Law, 2007-2019.
  • Nominated for inaugural Charlotte ATHENA Young Leader Award.
  • Charlotte Business Journal “40 Under 40” winner for 2008.

Of Note

  • Hiring Member, Moore & Van Allen.
  • Co-Chair, Moore & Van Allen Diversity Committee.
  • Board of Directors, 2013, University of North Carolina Law School Alumni Association.