Amy Oberdorfer Nyberg is counsel at Bancroft PLLC. Ms. Nyberg’s practice focuses on Supreme Court and appellate litigation and strategic counseling.
Prior to joining Bancroft, Ms. Nyberg was a senior associate in WilmerHale’s Appellate & Supreme Court and Government & Regulatory Litigation practice groups. Ms. Nyberg’s broad experience includes litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, and state and federal trial courts. She has advocated for and counseled clients in matters ranging from constitutional law and statutory interpretation to bankruptcy, international trade and price-fixing.
Ms. Nyberg served as a law clerk to Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and she graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, which awarded her the Tamm Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship. She served as an Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Journal.
Ms. Nyberg previously served on the White House China Trade Relations Working Group, as well as at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Department of Commerce. In those positions from 1998 to early 2001, she contributed to development and implementation of U.S. trade policy, including normalization of trade relations with China, bilateral trade issues with the European Union, Africa and India, and World Trade Organization negotiations and disputes.
Beyond her law practice and government experience, Ms. Nyberg has consulted for clients on communications and trade policy.
Ms. Nyberg graduated with honors from Yale College and earned a graduate degree in international affairs from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences-Po) in Paris.
Ms. Nyberg speaks French and Swedish. She is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and three boys.