Amie Willis has practiced law since 1996 and joined Ogletree in 2009.
She has gained extensive experience in employment matters representing employers across the country in a wide variety of industries, including school districts and municipalities, manufacturing, hospitality, technology and health care. Since 2005, Amie has primarily represented large and small health care clients in New Mexico and Georgia. While Amie provides client counseling and training on a wide variety of topics, she also litigates civil cases on behalf of employers in state and federal courts, and before the New Mexico Human Rights Bureau.
Advises on breach of contract/implied contract, discrimination, harassment, wage/hour, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and wrongful termination matters
Counsels clients on disciplinary matters, personnel issues, and the interpretation and application of various federal and New Mexico employment laws
Litigated breach of contract, wrongful termination and other New Mexico state law claims for employers in health care industry
Litigated numerous cases for employers in federal courts involving claims of discrimination and retaliation under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and § 1981
Litigated numerous cases for employers in New Mexico state courts involving claims of breach of contract, breach of the covenant of good faith & fair dealing, wrongful termination, prima facie tort, negligent misrepresentation and discrimination under the New Mexico Human Rights Act
Defense verdict for a health care client in a federal court bench trial involving claims of age and national origin discrimination
Dismissal of probable cause findings and agency complaints following administrative trials before a state EEO agency in sex and disability discrimination cases
Judgment as a matter of law at the close of all the evidence in multi-day jury trial in which the plaintiff had alleged claims for invasion of privacy and constructive discharge
Jury verdict in multi-day jury trial in which plaintiff alleged breach of contract claims
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