Amy L. Arndt

Amy L. Arndt
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Media & Presentations
  • Professional & Community
101 South Reid Street
Suite 302
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103
T 605.978.5202
F 605.978.5225
Cheri Rames
T 605.978.5209
  • South Dakota

Known for her strategic and client service-oriented approach, Amy Arndt assists business owners with operational issues, management succession, financing options for growth, and restructuring. Her practice emphasizes securities and corporate finance and she represents clients in various industries such as agri-business, real estate, hospitality, consumer products, manufacturing and renewable energy.

Amy has significant experience advising privately held companies on private offerings/placements and finance, corporate governance, disclosure matters, mergers and acquisition transactions, and asset acquisitions and divestitures. Amy also counsels on formation, shareholder agreements, and internal corporate structuring.

Awards & Recognition
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/Commercial – South Dakota (2016, 2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2013-2018)
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) Fellow (2017)
  • EmBe 50 Women Leaders in Sioux Falls (2014)
  • Representing the estate of a prominent real estate developer in the sale, reorganization, and refinancing of 65 business entities, including a restaurant chain and a casino.
  • Assisting the owners of a full-service property management, real estate, construction and development company with a portfolio of 2,500+ apartment units, premier office and retail centers, in a partnership separation involving 12 separate entities of the company.
  • Representing the lender to a foreclosed agricultural property, keeping the property in operation during an auction process, including filing a court order to stay the auction in order to maximize proceeds from the sale.
  • Serving as deal counsel to a South Dakota manufacturer during the company’s acquisition of a printmaking company. During the deal, Amy restructured the buyer as a holding company to combine the entities.
  • Advising a public utility in financing and rate cases.
  • Negotiating dealer contracts nationwide for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of fire apparatus.
  • Representing a 700,000 square-foot greenhouse operation – the chief supplier of plants to K-Mart and Shopko – during its sale to a Wisconsin-based company.
  • Coordinating the equity offering for a Midwest-based cleantech company.
  • Represented the Sioux Falls ABC Affiliate and their parent company in the lease negotiations, land purchase matters, contract buildout and acquisition, and general business matters in conjunction with the relocation of their television studio and office space and the relocation of satellites to a new satellite facility. 
Media & Presentations
News Releases
Legal Alerts
Lindquist Gets Real: Real Estate Tips from Lindquist & Vennum
"Tis the Tax Season: What Prepaid Access Providers Can Do to Identify and Prevent Tax Refund Fraud," American Conference Institute Blog
“’Tis Almost Tax Season: What Prepaid Access Providers Can Do to Identify and Prevent Tax Refund Fraud," Paybefore
“What's in Your Compliance Program? What the Captial One Enforcement Action Means for Prepaid Providers," Paybefore
Complimentary Seminar
"Eliminating the Prohibition on General Solicitation and General Advertising in Exempt Offerings," Sioux Falls, SD
  • South Dakota
Professional & Community


  • 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


  • South Eastern Development Foundation, Board of Directors
  • The Arabian Horse Society of South Dakota, Officer
101 South Reid Street
Suite 302
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103
T 605.978.5202
F 605.978.5225
Cheri Rames
T 605.978.5209
  • University of Nebraska College of Law

    (J.D., 1996)

  • Augustana College

     (B.S., with honors, 1993)

  • South Dakota

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