Amy B. Carper is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of Gibson Dunn’s Real Estate Practice Group.
Amy has extensive experience in a wide variety of sophisticated transactions, including developments, financings (including construction, mortgage, mezzanine, and preferred-equity structures), leasing, joint ventures, sale-leasebacks, acquisitions (including by consensual deeds-in-lieu following workouts), dispositions, and loan workouts, relating to commercial office, retail, hotel, residential and mixed-use property types, on a single-asset and portfolio basis. She also commits time to pro bono legal work, and, in collaboration with the City Bar Justice Center of the New York City Bar Association, successfully represented a refugee in gaining asylum.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, she was an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, and she served as a Law Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor from 2003-2004, when Justice Sotomayor was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Amy has been recognized as a “Rising Star” and a “Super Lawyer” over numerous years in the Real Estate section of the New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers.
She served as a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Real Property Law Committee from 2008-2011.
Amy received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2002 from Duke University School of Law where she was an editor of the Duke Law Journal, a member of the Moot Court Board, and a semi-finalist in the Dean’s Cup Intramural Competition. She received her Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Duke University in 1997.
Amy is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Duke University - 2002 Juris Doctor
Duke University - 1997 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar