Amy M. Hass
Vice President and General Counsel
Amy serves as the Vice President and General Counsel for the University of Florida, overseeing the legal affairs of the University and many of its affiliated entities. In addition, Amy represents and advises the University on legal matters relating to governance, research and fiscal compliance, constitutional issues, student affairs, athletics, international activities, litigation and governmental audits and investigations. She also provides advice relating to ethics laws and works closely with higher education counsel throughout the state and country on legislative and regulatory priorities.
Prior to joining the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2006, Amy was a litigator with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (now Eversheds Sutherland LLP) in Atlanta and New York. While in private practice, Amy represented financial services companies and individuals in a wide range of government enforcement proceedings, civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, arbitrations and internal corporate investigations.
Amy graduated, with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Furman University. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the State Bar of Georgia. Amy is a member of the AAU General Counsels Committee, the Council on Governmental Relations, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Amy has previously served on the Florida Bar’s Education Law Committee and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of College and University Law.
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