A strategic-minded deal lawyer, Amy Kluesner is driven to find solutions for her clients to achieve their long-term goals. Amy is valued for her conscientious responsiveness and resolute focus on client needs. She effectively negotiates transactions while focusing on business objectives and ensuring compliance with relevant laws.
Principled and approachable, Amy is a trusted advisor who cares deeply about the clients she serves. She offers comprehensive advice to healthcare providers and private equity funds, providing counsel to public and private entities on, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate governance matters and associated healthcare regulatory requirements. She identifies and mitigates risk, navigates organizations through growth and change and collaborates closely with business leaders to resolve complex legal issues. Amy’s industry know-how, coupled with her joyful personality, enable her to effectively and efficiently close deals.
Before joining Barnes & Thornburg, Amy served as general counsel for a dental support organization (DSO) and for a private equity-backed healthcare company. She is adept at providing outside general counsel services to growing portfolio companies, particularly with regard to mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance in the DSO space.
Amy also spent several years in private practice as a transactional attorney, representing domestic and global companies as both acquirers and sellers in asset and stock M&A deals. She is skilled in coordinating all aspects of a transaction and efficiently moving transactions from the initial letter of intent stage to closing.
Professional and Community Involvement
Adjunct professor, Marian University, business law, ethics and moral issues
Boy Scouts of America, Atlanta Area Council, Den Leader
Board member, Young Catholic Professionals
Member, Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Planned Giving Advisory Committee
State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono All Stars, 2017, 2018
Indianapolis Bar Association Pro Bono Hall of Fame, 2015
American Bar Association, Business Law Fellow (2013-2015)