Ted Amley

Castle Garden Law, PLLC
New York

About Ted Amley

With over 20 years of legal experience working at leading law firms and financial institutions in New York before setting up my own practice, I combine capabilities in financing transactions, commercial agreements, capital markets and corporate matters with a broad strategic vision to assist clients realize their business objectives. If a relationship of trust with a seasoned professional in the above areas and for other pressing matters is what you seek, I offer the following options through Calendy (please visit me at or I can design a unique solution centered specifically on what you want to achieve with the time: “1-HOUR BUSINESS/INVESTING PRO DEEP DIVE”: 60 minutes of your questions; if you run out, we speak about your business or investing progress, focusing on multiple critical metrics and actionable measures for you to take going forward ($499). “30 MINUTE EMERGING ENTREPRENEUR TELEPHONE CONFERENCE”: Pepper me with your questions for 30 minutes; if we have excess time, we converse about business and investing items that are likely to loom large in the immediate future, based on your current progress ($299). “15 MINUTE QUICK RECONNAISSANCE HUDDLE": 15 minutes for mission critical items to address situations where your thinking needs to be crystal clear and your decisions unassailable. If you think you’re on the horns of a particularly thorny business or investing dilemma, go with this option. Quick! ($199). SCHEDULE HERE: You can also let me know about your interest in any of the above consultation and advice options by messaging me at Download my business card (and send me yours) here:


Work experience

Castle Garden Law, PLLC
Managing Attorney | Oct 2017 - Present
• Garden Law, a law practice with clients located around the world, engages on a daily basis with vibrant and enduring commercial enterprises as well as individuals, investors, human resources departments and boards of directors achieving business success one building block at a time by embracing op
Various (Morgan Stanley • UBS • SMBC • The American Automobile Association • WeWork • Capital One • Safra • Stronghold Capital • Healthe • Cava)
Internal Counsel / In-house Counsel | Dec 2005 - Present
• Acting as general counsel, deputy general counsel or as one member of a legal team, both on an “in-office” and “remote workplace” basis.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore • Richards Kibbe & Orbe • McKee Nelson • Dentons US (Thacher, Proffitt & Wood) • BurgherGray (Of Counsel)
Law Firm Attorney | 1999 - Present
• Acting as lead attorney for various transactional matters • Representative clients: JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Bank of America, Ginnie Mae, The Analyst, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Jeffries and Deutsche Bank


Duke University
B.A. | Sep 1989 - Jun 1993
• Study abroad program in comparative law at New College, Oxford University • Awards & honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Alona Evans Prize in International Law (for honors thesis), Golden Key Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
Yale Law School
J.D. | Sep 1995 - Jun 1998
• Yale Law Journal, Yale Journal of International Law • Author of articles in Yale Law Journal, Yale Journal of International Law and University of Denver Journal of International Law & Policy


US Government | 1994
Grant supported approximately 10 months living overseas in the Southern African country of Namibia where I studied law and political science as well as completed democratization and electoral observation projects for the United Nations and Namibian Government.


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