Amy S. Montgomery

Amy S. Montgomery

Des Moines P +1 (515) 697-3635 F +1 (515) 283-1060


Amy is committed to providing excellent client service and accomplishing clients’ goals.

Amy is an associate attorney in Dorsey’s Public Finance Group, and practices in the areas of municipal law, state governmental law, and governmental and private activity financings.  Amy serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, and bank counsel for private activity and governmental financing transactions.

Amy’s previous legal experience includes working in the Iowa Finance Authority’s Title Guaranty Division and private general practice experience representing municipalities.  With a broad practice background, Amy provides a unique perspective and offers creative solutions to clients’ issues.

Education & Admissions

Oklahoma City University School of Law (J.D., 2010),

  • Dean’s List
  • CALI Award
  • William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court, Student Member
  • Dean’s Public Interest & Pro Bono Fellowship Recipient

Barnard College / Columbia University (B.A., 2008), Columbia University Undergraduate Law Review – published article on Eminent Domain


  • Iowa
  • Oklahoma

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Healthcare
  • Lending Transactions
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission, Member for District 5C
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Iowa, Chair of the CREW Network Foundation Committee and former Treasurer
  • Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association (ICREA), Member
  • Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO), Member and former Secretary of Chapter D
  • Iowa State Bar Association, Member
Amy S. Montgomery