Amy K. Lehr Esq.

Foley Hoag LLP
Lehr, Amy K

Amy Lehr is part of Foley Hoag’s unique Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice. In this role, she provides advice to major multinational corporations on best practices with regard to human rights, labor rights, and indigenous rights issues, as well as on stakeholder relations with local communities, host governments, security providers, and non-governmental organizations.

Working with clients in a broad range of industry sectors, Ms. Lehr provides advice on managing both the challenges and the opportunities of globalization, as well as on risk management issues, particularly those deriving from the Alien Tort Statute in the U.S. She also carries out human rights impact assessments and other forms of due diligence for clients. Before coming to Foley Hoag, Ms. Lehr served as a legal advisor to the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights. She also previously worked for development NGOs in Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand.  During law school, Ms. Lehr clerked at the International Criminal Court.  She received her A.B. from Princeton University and her J.D. from Harvard University.

She is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 93, Corporate Social Responsibility.  This portfolio volume discusses a wide range of legal and business concerns facing companies today. This portfolio focuses primarily, but not exclusively, on the social impacts of business activities.