Amani Solange Floyd

Associate | San Francisco | (415) 268-7464
(415) 268-7464

Amani S. Floyd is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office, and is a member of the Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense Group. She is experienced in advising clients undergoing internal and government-led investigations, as well as representing clients in complex civil and criminal litigation.

Ms. Floyd has assisted with multiple investigations relating to conflicts of interest, fraud, corruption, and export controls, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). She has worked with government agencies such as the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Treasury Department, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Canadian Competition Bureau.

Ms. Floyd also represents clients in the courtroom in cases involving trade- secrets misappropriation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and money-laundering.

Ms. Floyd has also, in addition to her investigations and litigation practice, successfully represented several individuals in obtaining U.S. citizenship on a pro bono basis.

Ms. Floyd received her J.D. from the University of Southern California, where she served as vice president of the Black Law Students Association, as a peer mentor for the Women’s Law Association, and was a quarterfinalist for the Hale Moot Court Honors Program. She was also honored with the Edward and Eleanor Shattuck Award for significant contributions to USC Gould School of Law that demonstrated a high potential for outstanding service to the legal profession.

Representative Matters

  • International Defense Contractor. Advised one of the world’s largest international defense contractors on its international trade compliance efforts.

  • National Grocery Retailer. Represented a nationwide grocery retailer in a commercial real estate dispute.

  • Payment Processor.  Successfully assisted several foreign nationals and employees of an international payment processer obtain removal from the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN List).

  • Food and Chemical Corporation. Successfully obtained dismissal with prejudice for a foreign food and chemical corporation in a case in which the plaintiff sought millions of dollars in damages for the alleged misappropriation of frozen food recipes.
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