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Ted Amley is Of Counsel at BurgherGray. With over 20 years of experience, Ted advises clients in connection with capital markets, complex finance, securities, as well as corporate governance matters and commercial transactions. For the benefit of his clients, Ted leverages legal insights gained from having practiced in large corporate law firms as well as with in-house legal departments at various global banks and other financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

His capital raising experience includes private placement securities transactions under Rule 144A, Regulation S, Regulation D and other relevant Securities Act exemptions. A particular focus of Ted’s financing practice involves attending to the lending-related needs of his clients, including in connection with the origination of various credit products, the refinance or repayment of debt and the trading of debt in the secondary markets. Steeped in such matters, Ted is well positioned to help his clients achieve their legal and business objectives in varied ways, including drafting and reviewing credit and other commercial agreements, amending existing loan facilities, and buying and selling loans in the secondary market using LSTA, LMA or other documentation.

Ted combines his experience and skills gained over the years in equity arrangements, corporate governance, securities, bank lending and other financing transactions, commercial contracts (including employment-related contracts), business acquisitions and sales, cross-border matters and outside general counsel representations with a focus on understanding his clients’ strategic horizons to help them realize their respective business objectives.

His portfolio of clients represented over the years is as extensive as it is diverse, and includes individuals, early-stage and middle market companies, investment funds, asset managers, investment advisers, global banks and other financial institutions, founders, boards of directors, human resources departments, contractors and other key stakeholders and corporate constituencies in various roles (such as issuer, underwriter, initial purchaser, credit support provider, cash managers, investor, trustee and structuring agent) and industry sectors (including financial services, real estate, e-commerce, energy, social media, life sciences, distributed ledger, health care, restaurant service, medical devices, robotics, artificial intelligence and general professional services).

Ted earned a B.A. in political science and history from Duke University in 1993 and his J.D. from Yale University School of Law in 1998. A Fulbright Scholar, he lived in the Southern African nation of Namibia from 1994 to 1995, analyzing the work of the United Nations in that country’s independence process and contributing to several democratic governance initiatives there.

He is the author of a note in the Yale Law Journal and an article in the University of Denver Journal of International Law & Policy and has co-authored an article in the Yale Journal of International Law.


  • Commercial Agreements
  • Business Transactions
  • Capital Markets & Finance
  • Corporate Matters


  • J.D., Yale Law School
  • B.A., Political Science and History, Duke University


  • State of New York

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