Amy Larsen, Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Amy Larsen

A native of the Bronx, New York, Amy graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, where she majored in political science. She has worked for women’s political inclusion as the first American hired by a leading women’s rights NGO in Tunisia, conducted public health research in West Africa, published on independent sex trafficking research she conducted in Southeast Asia, and served on a Fulbright in South Korea. Amy later served as a White House intern in Vice President Biden’s office, worked on the foreign affairs budget while on a fellowship in Congress, worked on the Obama campaign in Colorado, and served as a Fellow at the State Department’s U.S. Mission to the EU in Brussels focusing on international trade, sanctions, and speechwriting.  In law school, Amy served as a legal fellow at the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), and served as President of both the American Constitution Society (ACS) and the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project (DVAP). Amy graduated with a J.D. from NYU Law and an M.P.A. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Amy currently works on cryptocurrency, funds, and other corporate matters as an Associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Her pro bono work involves helping victims of domestic violence, immigrants, and low-income families. Amy was recently elected President of the New York Lawyer Chapter of ACS and remains politically active. In her free time, Amy enjoys jazz, chocolate, cooking, and the Economist. She is also an avid hiker and traveler.