- Associate attorney at Firearms Policy Coalition
- 2017 – Graduated University of Nebraska College of Law
- 2018 – Senior Legal Policy Analyst at The Heritage Foundation
- Senior legal policy analyst in the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies
Amy Swearer is a legal policy analyst and senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in the United States. Swearer’s work focuses on Second Amendment rights, criminal justice reform, and the intersection of law and policy.
Swearer received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Patrick Henry College, where she studied government and strategic intelligence. After law school, she worked as a law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and then as an attorney in private practice.
Since joining The Heritage Foundation, Swearer has written and spoken extensively on Second Amendment issues, advocating for the protection of Americans’ right to keep and bear arms. She has also worked on criminal justice reform, arguing that the justice system should focus on rehabilitation rather than punishment.
Swearer’s work has been featured in various media outlets, including Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, and National Review. She has testified before Congress on the Second Amendment and gun control legislation and has been a guest on numerous radio and television programs.
Swearer’s accomplishments include helping to shape public policy and legal debates on Second Amendment rights and criminal justice reform. Her work has also influenced legislative proposals and has helped to inform public opinion on these important issues.
- Director of Legal Policy at Firearms Policy Coalition
- legal associate at the Cato Institute
- senior contributor for Young Voices
- licensed to practice law in Florida
Feb 2, 1989
- 2017 – Law Firm
- 2018 – General Counsel EmPOWERed 2A
- 2019 – Trigger Warning 2A Podcast
- Chief Counsel of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group
- Has represented more than 2000 individuals, 300 FFLs and several dozen gun clubs / ranges on state and federal issues
- 2009 – Graduated Widener Law School
1970 – Aug 4, 2019
- Former assistant prosecuting attorney, and former public defender
- Held a Type 01 FFL
- NRA Certified Instructor
- frequent lecturer
- consultant on political campaigns for sportsmen issues
- Firestone Brehm Hanson & Wolf
- 2005 — co-founder of Buckeye Firearms Association
- 2005 – Legislative Chair Buckeye Firearms Association
- 2008 Defender of Justice Award
- 2009 Jay M. Littlefield NRA-ILA Volunteer of the Year Award
- 2011 Ohio Guide to Firearm Laws
- Published in USCCA Magazine
- Published in SWAT Magazine
- 2016 Defender of Justice Lifetime Achievement Award
- 2016 BFA Political Action Committee’s Second Amendment Legendary Award
- Practicing attorney and legal research consultant.
- Blogger – http://frontsightpress.com/
- Handgun instructor credentials from the State of Tennessee
- Handgun instructor credentials from the State of Mississippi
- Handgun Instructor National Rifle Association
- Handgun instructor Rangemaster (Advanced Instructor Certification)