Amy K. Pohl

Amy Pohl has broad experience in litigation matters, including insurance, product liability, toxic tort, employment discrimination, government investigations, and commercial disputes. She has handled all levels of general litigation practice, including deposition, discovery, motion, trial preparation, alternative dispute resolution, e-discovery, and appellate matters.

In 2010, Amy was part of a team that obtained summary judgment in a multiplaintiff age discrimination action for CBS Corporation. She also has experience managing and litigating large tort and insurance matters. She has successfully defended equipment manufacturers in silica actions, including a 100-plaintiff mass tort program in which she secured favorable dismissals for the client in every case. Amy also manages insurance issues for a foreign client in several hundred asbestos actions. In addition, she has experience litigating insurance coverage actions, including actions involving environmental exposures, and is on a Jones Day team representing a client in a case alleging False Claims Act violations.

In 2003, Amy was a member of a litigation team in a case of first impression before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in which the court ultimately upheld competitive bidding requirements on government-funded construction projects. See Balsbaugh v. Commonwealth Department of General Services, 815 A.2d 36 (Commw. Ct. 2003).

Amy is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and co-chaired the Bar's Commission for Women in the Profession's 2010 Mid-Year Meeting. She also serves on the Cancer and Blood Disorders Auxiliary Board of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation and is active with the Hackers for Hope Pittsburgh cancer charity.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business and Tort Litigation (USA)
Law School University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Admitted Year 1998
Education John Carroll University (B.A., 1995)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Most recent firm Jones Day
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