I am a consumer rights attorney who has used State and Federal laws to provide cost-free legal representation to thousands. I have been featured on numerous television and radio programs regarding consumer issues, and have been honored for five years running as a Rising Star by Law & Politics Magazine.
To contact my firm for Lemon Law help, call 1 800 LEMON LAW. If you are a victim of debt colleciton harassment, call 1 800 NOT FAIR.
One of my crowning achievements was authoring an ammendment in the Chrysler Fiat sales agreement guaranteeing that Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep consumers would continue to have Lemon Law and Federal Warranty rights when the car company was sold. See http://www.lemonlaw.com/articles/chrysler-lemon-law.html for more information.
I am a graduate of Drexel University, holding dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Political Science and International Area Studies. Following graduation from college, I earned my law degree from Widener University School of Law.
Since law school I have practiced in various areas of civil litigation including real estate, commercial, personal injury, and bankruptcy. My current practice area involves representing consumers in Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Pennsylvania Fair Credit Extension Uniformity Act, Truth in Lending, Lemon Law, breach of warranty, and consumer fraud cases, as well as, representing consumers in debt defense cases, bankruptcy and foreclosures.
I am admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Tennessee, Wyoming, and California. In addition I am admitted to practice before the District Courts of New Jersey, Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee, District of Colorado, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, Northern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Michigan (pending), as well as, the before the United States Supreme Court and Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
I have also been admitted to practice Pro Hac Vice before the United States District Courts of Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Western District of New York, Middle District of Alabama, Eastern District of Kentucky, Western District of Virginia, and the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of NewYork.
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Amy is an exceptionally gifted litigator. She has been a senior associate at my firm for the last 7 years, during which it has been my absolute pleasure to supervise her. Whether it's Fair Debt Collection Practices, Lemon Law, Dealer Fraud or other consumer claim, Amy can and has done a remarkable job for our clients, from trying a jury case to settling before suit is filed and everything in between. A voracious researcher, gifted writer and keen strategist, her strengths lie in an ability to assimilate information at breakneck speed, and to then use what she learned like an authority on the subject, to secure the best outcome for the client. Amy can do it all.
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|WY||Authorized to practice law||2010||12/11/2014|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Law & Politics Magazine||2015|
|New Jersey Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Featured Article in 2014 NJ Super Lawyers Supplement||New Jersey Super Lawyer||2014|
|New Jersey Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|New Jersey Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Pennsylvania Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Senior Associate||Kimmel & Silverman PC||2007 - Present|
|Associate||Law Offices of Samuel Z. Brown||2006 - 2007|
|Law Clerk (2003-2005); Associate in NJ (2005-2006)||Michael P. Morton, P>A.||2003 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Burdick v. Chrysler||Award plus Fees|
|Willis v. Chrysler||Damages Plus Fees|
|Hethcote v. Chrysler||Damages Plus Fees|
|See all legal cases|
|Newark Star Ledger||Bamboozled: Debt collection battle starts 10 years after Brick man says bill was paid||2013|
|Chrysler/Fiat Sales MTA Agreement||Addendum to Chrysler/Fiat Sales Agreement Ensuring Continuous Lemon Law Rights To Consumers||2009|
|Widener University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|Drexel University||International Area Studies and Political Science/History||Other - Bachelors||2002|
|NBC Nashville News||National Credit Adjustors I-Team Investigation||2014|
|ABC 6 - Action News - TV Program||Debt Collection Practices||2013|
|Eye on Ocean County - TV Program||New Jersey Lemon Law||2012|
|Kane in Your Corner||Lemon Law||2011|
|Eye on Ocean County - TV Program||New Jersey Lemon Law||2011|
|CBS3 Eyewitness News Phone Bank||Lemon Law & Consumer Issues||2011|
|NBC10 News at 11||Lemon Law & Consumer Issues||2010|
|Eye on Ocean County - TV Program||Consumer Issues||2009|
|Eye on Ocean County - TV Program||New Jersey Lemon Law||2008|
|Community Legal Coalition Seminar in Lakewood, NJ||Landlord-Tenant Law||2007|
|WOBM 1160’s Public Forum||Muster Zone in Lakewood, NJ||2006|
|WOBM 1160’s Public Forum||Landlord-Tenant Law||2006|
|Community Legal Coalition Seminar in Lakewood, NJ||Family Law and Elder Law Matters||2006|
|Community Legal Coalition Seminar in Lakewood, NJ||The Muster Zone: Employment, Crime and Personal Injury Issues||2006|
|Community Legal Coalition Seminar in Lakewood, NJ||Real Estate Basics||2006|