Amy Arndt

Amy L. Arndt

Sioux Falls

Amy Arndt is a member of the firm's Elected Board, is a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group, and is the Practice Leader of the firm's Owner-Managed and Closely Held Businesses Group. Known for her strategic and client service-oriented approach, assists business owners with operational issues, management succession, financing options for growth, and restructuring. Her practice emphasizes advising privately held companies on private offerings/placements and finance, corporate governance, disclosure matters, mergers and acquisition transactions, and asset acquisitions and divestitures. She acts as outside general counsel to clients advising on various matters including formation, shareholder agreements, and internal corporate structuring.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Division, Member

South Dakota State Bar Association, Business Law Committee, Chair (2012-Present)

Second Judicial Bar Association, Member

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, corporate/commercial (South Dakota), 2016-2024, Tier 1

The Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions law, 2013-2024; Lawyer of the Year, (Sioux Falls) 2022, 2024

Legal 500, Private Practice Powerlist, M&A (South Dakota), 2024

American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA), Fellow, 2017-present

EmBe 50 Women Leaders in Sioux Falls, 2014



University of Nebraska College of Law (J.D., 1996)

Augustana College (B.S. with honors, 1993)


South Dakota

U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota