Amy Wallas Fox has dedicated her entire career to adoption and assisted reproductive technologies law. Amy began her career working with Ruth Claiborne in 2007, and today she is the managing partner of Claiborne|Fox|Bradley’s office in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Amy, who is licensed in both North Carolina and Georgia, has extensive experience in a variety of adoption cases, including direct placements, agency finalizations, birth parent representation, stepparent adoptions, and relative adoptions. Amy is the firm’s expert on the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC), and she has successfully helped dozens of families adopt children across state lines.
In addition, Amy specializes in complex assisted reproductive technologies cases ranging from surrogacy to egg, sperm, and embryo donations. She assisted in the creation of the firm’s surrogacy matching program, Southern Surrogacy, where she also serves as Executive Director. A Charlotte, North Carolina native, Amy received her bachelor’s degree in 2004 from Guilford College, with majors in philosophy and international studies and a minor in Japanese. As an undergraduate student, Amy spent a semester near Osaka, Japan. Afterward, Amy received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the College of William & Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law, where she graduated in 2007 with a juris doctorate degree.
Amy writes the popular food blog, Amy on Food, and enjoys travel, cooking and reading. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and their two children.