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Amee concentrates her practice on civil litigation defense, with a large focus on the representation of healthcare professionals and organizations in a broad range of issues. In addition to defending professional liability cases, Amee counsels healthcare clients on issues relating to risk management, contracting, accreditation and licensure, policies and procedures, regulation and compliance, and fraud and abuse. Her experience includes serving as a Director of Risk Management for an Illinois healthcare clinic. Amee’s clients have included physicians, physician’s assistants, nurses, mental health providers, nursing home caregivers, healthcare administrators, as well as hospitals, long-term care facilities, home healthcare services, networks, and other healthcare organizations.
Amee has represented insurance companies and their insureds in various matters involving coverage disputes, premises liability, homeowners insurance, auto liability, underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage, as well as claims arising out of construction site issues. Amee's practice also includes immigration and nationality law, and she has appeared before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security.
Amee has been actively involved with the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, the American Society for Risk Management, the Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society, the Chicago Bar Association, and has conducted seminars on healthcare issues and risk prevention to professional groups and medical associations.
Amee joined Heyl Royster in 2016, after spending seven years with another litigation defense firm. She received her J.D., with a Certificate in Health Law, from DePaul University College of Law, where she was a published member of law review. During law school, she clerked for the Honorable Drella Savage of the Circuit Court of Cook County.