Amy J. Ulrich

A seasoned and experienced litigator and contracts attorney, Amy has almost twenty five years of legal experience practicing general civil litigation (achieving millions in verdicts and settlements), business, family, law and employment law in federal and state court.  She also has an extensive background in alternative dispute resolution and private adjudication. The focus of her practice is serving individuals and small businesses, with the goal of pre-empting litigation through careful counseling of federal and state employment laws, negotiated agreements, and mediation where necessary.

Amy completed her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature.  She then went on to obtain her law degree at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California.  During law school, she was a founding member of the Woman's Law Caucus focusing on women's issues in the law, received the Academic Achievement Award in Employment Discrimination, and Pro Bono Honors Award for her work preparing wills and health care directives for the San Diego AIDS Legal Clinic. She continued her dedication to pro bono services after law school at the Family Law Access Project representing victims of domestic violence in obtaining restraining orders and advising local public school foundations.  Amy is a member of the State Bar of California, admitted to the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, and a member of the Employment Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco and a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association.  She is also a member of FARE and their legislative action committee, a food allergy research and education non-profit organization promoting awareness of and working toward a cure for life-threatening food allergies, and has successfully lobbied for the passage of food allergy laws in California.