“We know that listening to the client and understanding the situation provides the best foundation for a satisfactory solution to any legal problem.”
– Amber M. Samuelson
Amber M. Samuelson focuses her practice on all aspects of municipal, labor law, and litigation. She received her undergraduate degree from Kent State University and her Juris Doctorate from Case Western Reserve University.
Amber represents municipalities, school districts, local government entities, non-profit organizations, corporations and individuals in transactional matters and litigation. She has experience in all facets of civil litigation, including deposition practice, dispositive motion practice, arbitration, mediation, trial and appellate practice. Amber has prepared briefs and argued cases on appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court.
Prior to joining the firm, Amber previously served as an Assistant Attorney General at the Illinois Office of the Attorney General, General Law Bureau. As an Assistant Attorney General, she acted as lead counsel in the representation of the State of Illinois, its employees and its agencies, in cases in both State and Federal Court and in administrative hearings. She handled cases in a variety of practice areas including administrative review, employment, adoption, labor, FOIA, guardianship, civil rights and torts.
In addition to her active law practice, Amber is a member of the Chicago Rowing Foundation Masters Competitive Women’s Rowing team. She volunteers as a mentor at Legal Prep Charter Academy in Chicago’s West Garfield Park Neighborhood.