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Amber R. Duncan

Amber R. Duncan


T (704) 384-2650
F (336) 433-7495

Amber Duncan is a member of the firm's Business group, and focuses her practice on helping highly regulated businesses comply with advertising, tax, licensing and securities issues.

Ms. Duncan represents clients in the tobacco product and alcoholic beverage industries on compliance, excise tax and business issues that arise under federal statutes and under the regulation of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.  Additionally, she advises clients on state laws and regulations applicable to the manufacture, advertising and distribution of alcoholic and tobacco products.

Ms. Duncan also advises public and private corporations, banks and other financial institutions on sophisticated business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, private placements and corporate restructurings.  She provides securities law advice on filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, insider trading, corporate governance, employee benefit plans, issuer repurchase programs, stock exchange listing requirements and fiduciary duties.  Ms. Duncan also advises community banks and other financial institutions on bank regulatory and securities matters. 

Amber seeks to support, enrich and improve the community by volunteering her time, most recently as the Co-Chair of the Young Professional Society of the Ronald McDonald House in Charlotte, NC.  She also enjoys volunteering through the Cornell Alumni Association and serving as Wake Forest Law Mentor.

  • Charlotte Business Journal's 40 Under 40 (2018)
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Business (2017)
  • Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, Young Professional Society, past Co-Chair
  • Cornell Alumni Association
  • United Way Young Leaders
  • Wake Forest Law Alumni Mentor
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2008
  • Cornell University, B.S., Policy Analysis and Management, 2004
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 2008
  • North Carolina, 2008
Academic Honors
  • Wake Forest Law Alumni Council Scholar
  • Helen Vandervort Scholarship (Cornell)

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