Amelia S. Newton

Amelia S. Newton



Amy has represented clients in complex commercial and construction matters. She has experience prosecuting and defending 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