Amelia S. Newton



Amy has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in nationwide securities fraud, employment and consumer class actions. She has also litigated a variety of matters involving real estate, contracts, professional malpractice, collections and the Uniform Commercial Code on behalf of individuals, receivers, banks, mortgage companies and corporations.


  • Education +

    J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Chicago IL, 1985

    Legal Writing Tutor

    B.A. in Socio-economic Policy Analysis/ James Madison College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1982

  • Bar & Court Admissions +

    Illinois, 1985

    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1987

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2001

    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2015


  • Experience +

    Schuyler, Roche & Crisham, P.C.

    Chicago, IL


    2017- Present

    Zimmerman Law Officers, P.C.

    Chicago, IL



    Lasky &Rifkind, Ltd.  

    Chicago, IL



    Pierce & Associates, P.C. 

    Chicago, IL




  • Professional Memberships +

    Chicago Bar Association 

    Member Alliance for Women Committee

  • Civic Affiliations +

    Lend-A-Hand Tutoring at the Chicago Bar Association Volunteer tutor- present

    Cook County Probate Division- Pro Se Adult Guardianship Help Desk Volunteer- 2015

    Michigan State University Alumni Club of Illinois President- 1992-1994