Amy Dieterich

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Skelton, Taintor & Abbott
95 Main Street
Auburn, Maine 04210
207.784.3200
adieterich@sta-law.com

Amy Dieterich is an attorney in the firm of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott in Auburn, Maine, representing clients in the following areas:

Amy represents individual clients and businesses in commercial disputes, employment and labor law matters, as well as litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings. Amy is admitted to practice in both Federal and state courts in Maine and New York. Amy was selected for inclusion in 2017 New England Rising Stars in the category of Business Litigation.

Amy is experienced in all aspects of commercial litigation, from motion practice to discovery and trials. She can quickly identify the issues and work with her clients to develop strategies that are consistent with their goals. Always representing her client’s best interest, she strives to resolve cases in the most effective and cost-efficient way possible.

Prior to joining Skelton, Taintor & Abbott, Amy was associated with two prominent New York law firms where she gained valuable litigation experience in a wide variety of matters including securities, white collar crime, False Claims Act, ERISA, fraud, contract, and complex commercial disputes. She also previously worked as an Intern for the United States Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division in the Appeals and Major Crimes Divisions. Prior to law school, Amy was a Small Business Volunteer for the United States Peace Corps based in Morocco where she helped local artisans increase their disposable income and formalize their business practices.

Amy received her B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. While in law school, she received honors as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for Academic Excellence and was a Managing Editor of the school’s Human Rights Law Review.

Amy is an appointed member to the Auburn Board of Assessment Review. Amy sits on the board of trustees for Acadia Academy, a public charter school in Lewiston/Auburn for grades pre-K-6.  She is also an assistant coach of the Lewiston High School mock trial team.  In her spare time, Amy enjoys hiking and canoeing with her family in Maine's parks and on its rivers.

Practice Areas:

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • Maine

Education:

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 2008; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Managing Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review
  • Bryn Mawr College, B.A., cum laude, 2002

Memberships:

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Rules of Civil Procedure

Publications:

  • “The Role of the State Attorney General in Preventing and Punishing Hate Crimes Through Civil Prosecution,” Maine Law Review, Spring 2009
  • “The Use of Wiretaps to Investigate Financial Crimes Post-Rajaratnam,” Int’l Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2014, Douglas Jensen and Amy Dieterich
  • “The Rights of Employees in Post-Stein Internal Investigations,” Int’l Comparative Legal Guide to Business Crime 2013, Douglas Jensen and Amy Dieterich