McGuireWoods Washington, D.C., associate Amy Kaplan will join the U.S.
Department of Justice as a trial attorney in the Consumer Protection
Branch. Her last day with McGuireWoods is Nov. 6.
In her new role, Kaplan will prosecute civil and criminal actions on behalf
of the United States in matters involving complex consumer fraud, deceptive
trade practices, and violations of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, among
Kaplan joined McGuireWoods’
Antitrust, Trade & Commercial Litigation Department in March 2017. She focused her practice on white collar defense and
government investigations and she has represented major corporations in
criminal and civil investigations by U.S. regulatory authorities, including
the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Securities and Exchange
Commission, and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, among others.
She also represented corporations in multijurisdictional investigations
into antitrust violations, tax evasion and money laundering. Kaplan
maintains a pro bono practice and has represented individuals in civil and
criminal trials as well as a nonprofit organization in an employment
“At McGuireWoods, I learned from the highest-caliber attorneys in my field,
and found a community uniquely invested in my professional and personal
growth,” Kaplan said. “I look forward to staying in touch with the
“Amy has been a valuable member of our department for the past three years
and she will be missed,” said
Amy Manning, chair of McGuireWoods’ Antitrust, Trade & Commercial Litigation
Department. “She has shown terrific work ethic and her command of complex
matters will serve her well at the DOJ.”