Amy R. Paulus
Location: Chicago, IL
“Bring me your most challenging problem and I will find the solution. I am in the business of solving problems.”
Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice Group Leader, a senior shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of Clausen Miller. Amy has built a national reputation in all areas of liability insurance coverage law, professional liability, employment practices, transportation, claims handling issues and best practices, bad faith, excess insurance, intellectual property, cyber losses, and reinsurance matters and arbitrations.
Amy acts as lead counsel in insurance coverage cases in California, Illinois, Texas, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Indiana, Ohio, Louisiana, Missouri, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Connecticut, North Carolina, Florida and Delaware. Amy also regularly assists insurers in drafting new policy forms, coverages and in training claims professionals.
Demonstrating her commitment to, and deep understanding of, the insurance industry, Amy is a CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter). She is also AV® PreeminentTM rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Her AV® rating is a reflection of her expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.
Amy is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Society, and a member of the CLM. Leading Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Top Women Attorneys in Illinois—you name it, Amy has received the accolades. However, Amy takes most pride in her recognized ability to incisively analyze her clients’ problems and develop practical solutions. While Amy is a seasoned litigator and trial lawyer, she has settled hundreds of cases, often in unique ways, and frequently after early analysis reveals a path to early resolution.
Amy received a B.A. from Northwestern University in 1985. In 1989, Amy received her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review.
Amy is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.
10 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick
New York 10005
28 Liberty Street 39th Floor
New York, New York 10005
T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri
27285 Las Ramblas
Mission Viejo, California 92691
T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman
New Jersey 07932
100 Campus Drive
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri
200 Commerce Square
Michigan City, Indiana 46360
4650 W. Spencer Street
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914
T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen
68 Southfield Avenue
2 Stamford Landing Suite 100
Stamford, Connecticut 06902
T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen
4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center
Tampa, Florida 33609
T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick
100 Pine Street
San Francisco, California 94111
T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman