Amber is a seasoned trial attorney representing the interests of employers of all sizes throughout southern Illinois and Missouri.
- University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, Dispute Resolution Certificate
- Editor of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, Below the Red Line
Attorney in Edwardsville, IL
Amber Cameron concentrates her practice on Workers' Compensation and toxic tort litigation. A Partner working out of the firm's Edwardsville and St. Louis offices, she is a seasoned trial attorney representing the interests of employers of all sizes throughout southern Illinois and Missouri. She also devotes a portion of her practice to defending asbestos personal injury suits and representing the firm's clients at depositions, hearings, and procedural matters.
Amber regularly provides educational seminars to insurance companies, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers on a wide range of topics concerning Workers' Compensation claim defense. With a keen eye for detail and a tactical approach, Amber works diligently with her clients to develop creative resolution strategies for her claims.
Before joining Heyl Royster in 2015, Amber was a staff attorney at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, assisting Commissioners in deciding Workers' Compensation claims. At the Commission, she drafted hundreds of opinions on review and on remand, gaining advanced knowledge in Workers' Compensation law. Amber gained additional experience while working at a mid-sized defense firm in the St. Louis Metro East, where she represented clients in defense of Workers' Compensation and human rights claims throughout Illinois and Missouri.
Amber earned her law degree and a certificate in dispute resolution from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. As a law student, she served as Vice-Justice of the Lawson Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and excelled in legal writing, winning Best Brief in the Board of Advocates Moot Court Competition. Amber is the editor of the firm's Workers' Compensation Newsletter, Below the Red Line.
Outside the office, you will find Amber spending time with her husband and two boys, having a hearty belly laugh, and experiencing new adventures and cultures through travel. If she can combine these three, then she is in her happy place.
J.D., University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law
Dispute Resolution Certificate, University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law
B.S., Saint Louis University, Finance
Licensure(s) and Admission(s)
State Courts of Illinois
State Courts of Missouri
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Illinois Defense Counsel
Workers' Compensation Columnist for Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly
Illinois State Bar Association
Madison County Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
“Discussion of McAllister Case and Pending Appeal; Case Law Update for 2020,” Heyl Royster WC Webinar Series (2020)
“Workers’ Compensation Law Updates: 2018,” Heyl Royster 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2018)
“Case Law Update,” Heyl Royster’s 31st Annual Workers’ Compensation Claims Handling Seminar (2016)
“Legal Updates and Strategies for Defending Workers’ Compensation Claims,” Illinois Workers’ Compensation: 2016 Updates, ApexNetwork (2016)
“Retaliation in the Workplace: State and Federal Claims,” Heyl Royster Employers' Day Seminar (2016)
“Ethical Obligations,” Handling the Workers’ Compensation Case from Start to Finish, National Business Institute (2016)
“Public Or Employer Provided Parking? That Is The Question,” Below the Red Line - Heyl Royster Workers' Compensation Newsletter (2023)
“Bonuses and Calculation of Average Weekly Wage,” Below the Red Line, Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (2022)
“Country Mutual vs. Under Construction: Insurer and Employer Contractual Duties,” Below the Red Line, Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (2022)
"Illinois v. Missouri: Employee Falls At and Away from Employer’s Premises,” Below the Red Line, Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (2020)
“Co-Worker Immunity in the Context of the Employer Controlled Commute,” Below the Red Line, Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (2018)
“Effective Defenses of Medical Causation Claims,” Heyl Royster 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2018)
“Appellate Court Signals First Positive Departure from Interstate Scaffolding,” Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation E-Clip (2017)
“Workers’ Compensation Claims and Subrogation,” Below the Redline, Heyl Royster Workers’ Compensation Newsletter (2017)
- Cameron Approved as Workers' Compensation Columnist for Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly
- Heyl Royster Supports United Way’s Power of the Purse
- 34th Annual Claims Handling Seminar - "We're Putting The Band Back Together" at St. Louis - June 22, 2023, 1:00 PM-5:30 PM (US Central)
- 34th Annual Claims Handling Seminar - "We're Putting The Band Back Together" at Bloomington/Normal - June 15, 2023, 1:00 PM-5:30 PM (US Central)
- 34th Annual Claims Handling Seminar - "We're Putting The Band Back Together" at Chicago - June 8, 2023, 1:00 PM-5:30 PM (US Central)