Since 1997, Ms. Amy Lambert’s practice has centered on litigation in both state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Lambert has represented physicians, hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes in malpractice suits as well as tort and commercial claims. In addition, Ms. Lambert has had significant success defending hospitals in medical staff privilege and peer review disputes, including HCQIA defenses and EMTALA claims. Ms. Lambert has defended private companies as well as Louisiana State University and the State of Louisiana in tort claims, insurance coverage disputes, unfair trade practice claims, breach of contract cases, and other commercial disputes. Ms. Lambert serves as the co-chair of Taylor Porter's professional liability, insurance, casualty, product liability and personal injury litigation practice.
Ms. Lambert currently serves as President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association. She had been an elected member of the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s Board of Directors for eight years before being elected President in January 2019. Ms. Lambert has been inducted into the LSU Law Center Hall of Fame; was recognized in 2005 as one of Baton Rouge Business Report's “Top Forty Under 40”; and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation since 2010.
Ms. Lambert graduated from Louisiana State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and obtained her Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1996. As a law student, Ms. Lambert served as Editor-in-Chief of the Louisiana Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. From 1996 to 1997, she was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Frank J. Polozola, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.
In the community, Ms. Lambert is a member of the Board of Governors for Theatre Baton Rouge, one of the oldest and largest community theatres in the nation, and she is an active member of St. Aloysius Church Parish. Ms. Lambert is the past president of the Board of Directors for Playmakers of Baton Rouge, a non-profit professional theatre company for young audiences. She formerly served as a past chair of the LSU Law Annual Fund.