Amy Saack

associate | portland | LICENSED IN Oregon

Thoughtful counsel, quality advocacy

Amy believes in providing quality advocacy to every client. She thoughtfully analyzes the legal issues in each individual case to ensure both excellence and efficiency.

Amy graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School, where she was also inducted into the Cornelius Honor Society. Amy represented her law school in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Moot Court Competition during her third year, and authored two articles accepted for publication before graduation.

Prior to joining the firm, Amy worked for the Oregon Department of Justice as a law clerk, where she researched legal issues, drafted motions, and assisted attorneys in preparing for trial. She went on to intern for the Oregon Innocence Project, investigating claims of actual innocence. Amy worked as a judicial extern to the Honorable Michael H. Simon at the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, where she researched and drafted memoranda and opinions. She also attended sentencing, hearings, and trials in federal court.

Amy is a 2016 Portland Marathon finisher, who also enjoys reading science fiction, hiking, and exploring the Oregon Coast.

Education

  • Lewis & Clark Law School – J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • University of Washington – B.A., 2012

Bar / Court Admissions

  • Oregon, 2017

Organizational Memberships

  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Oregon State Bar

Articles / Case Notes

  • Overturning Apodaca v. Oregon Should Be Easy: Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Criminal Cases Undermines the Credibility of the Justice System, 95 Or. L. Rev. 1 (2017) (with Aliza Kaplan)
  • Global Settlements in Non-Class MDL Mass Torts, Lewis & Clark L. Rev. (expected 2017).