Amanda Amert is Chair of Jenner & Block’s ERISA Litigation Practice and has a wide variety of business litigation, appellate and arbitration experience. Businesses rely on her for help with contract disputes, intellectual property issues and employment litigation as well as how to avoid benefits litigation. Recognized for her substantial experience in ERISA law, she has represented employers in federal courts around the country at the trial and appellate levels, in both individual and class-action lawsuits.
In 2011, Law360 recognized Ms. Amert as a “Rising Legal Star,” and as one of “five employment lawyers under the age of 40 to watch.” The profile noted her “deep expertise in ERISA law” and highlighted her role in a unique settlement. This settlement allowed a client to resolve an ERISA class action without making any monetary contribution even though the plaintiffs had sought hundreds of millions of dollars.
In addition to serving as Chair of the ERISA Litigation Practice, Ms. Amert is a member of the Complex Commercial Litigation Practice.