Amy Madigan specializes in white-collar criminal defense, government investigations and corporate compliance counseling. Amy is Counsel in the Special Matters and Government Investigations practice. She is currently based in King & Spalding’s Paris and London offices after spending many years in the firm’s Atlanta office.

Amy represents clients in a range of internal corporate investigations, regulatory investigations, and enforcement proceedings focusing on anti-corruption, financial fraud, money laundering and the Bank Secrecy Act, healthcare fraud and related complex civil litigation under the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act and French anti-corruption legislation (Sapin II). Amy advises clients across the globe on compliance matters including compliance assessments and due diligence reviews as well as the development and enhancement of corporate compliance programs.

Amy’s clients include multinational corporations in a wide variety of industries including banking, finance, securities brokerage services, energy and energy services, insurance, transportation and logistics, media and telecommunications and healthcare. Amy’s matters have involved numerous jurisdictions in addition to the United States including the European Union (United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany), Mexico, South America (Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru), Africa (Ivory Coast, Togo, Benin, Gabon, Angola), Kazakhstan, Iraq, Tahiti and New Caledonia.

Amy also has extensive experience in e-discovery and provides guidance on e-discovery issues in civil and criminal government investigations and litigation. She is a member of the firm’s E-Discovery Task Force.

Amy has a B.A. in Government/International Relations from Wesleyan University and J.D., with distinction, from Emory University. She is a 1998 member of the Bar in Georgia.

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J.D., Emory University, with distinction

B.A., Wesleyan University


Georgia State Bar