Biography

Amelia T.R. Starr is a partner in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department. Her practice focuses on a wide variety of commercial litigation, securities litigation, regulatory enforcement proceedings and insolvency matters.

Ms. Starr has represented a diverse array of financial institutions, including banks, private equity firms and hedge funds. She has a detailed knowledge of the funds industry, representing the largest fund managers on issues revolving around breach of contract, breaches of fiduciary duty, valuation disputes, trade allocation practices, securities and fraud claims, insider trading and other misconduct. Ms. Starr also frequently represents boards of directors, officers, and special committees in connection with their most crucial and complex litigations and investigations.

She has a deep experience in litigating her matters on the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal court. In the past two years, she has led several successful trial teams in the insolvency space and prevailed in an important securities law appeal in the Florida state court.

Ms. Starr received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Yale University.