Jenner & Block

Amy L. Lifshitz is a staff attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department and has experience in complex civil litigation matters, including products liability, governmental and internal investigations, as well as residential mortgage-backed securities fraud. Ms. Lifshitz has worked on numerous pre-trial litigation and discovery-related projects, assisting clients in preparation of litigation by performing quality control reviews, creating privilege logs, redacting confidential information, and finalizing documents for production. In addition, she has managed electronic document review projects as a team leader and is familiar with various e-discovery software platforms.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Lifshitz was employed as a project assistant at a large Chicago law firm, where she identified and organized documents for expert witness testimony, depositions, and trial in several large shareholder class action lawsuits. During law school, she worked as a summer associate for a civil rights litigation firm and interned at the Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) in Northwestern’s Bluhm Legal Clinic, investigating claims of innocence and pursing post-conviction relief. Additionally, while in law school she received a CALI award for excellence as a result of her research paper comparing Japanese law to United States law.

Before joining Jenner & Block, Ms. Lifshitz was an associate at a family law firm, working on adoptions, divorce, estate planning, and litigation. She also focused on animal rights law, advocacy and welfare work. Ms. Lifshitz is passionate about animals, especially dogs, and has spent considerable amounts of time volunteering to help shelter dogs with rescue, transport, networking, and placement over the past years. She is actively involved in pro bono work for the firm, representing a non-profit dog rescue with trademark and animal law related issues, as well as assisting the CWC with its review of intake applications and related legal analysis for the Innocence Project.