Amy Lambert has extensive experience representing physicians, hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes in malpractice suits as well as tort and commercial claims. She has served as lead counsel in multiple medical malpractice jury trials. 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 is the Past President of the Baton Rouge Bar Association and prior to that served on the Baton Rouge Bar Association’s Board of Directors for nine years. 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 Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation since 2010. Ms. Lambert serves as the co-chair of Taylor Porter's professional liability, insurance, casualty, product liability and personal injury litigation practice group. She is also the co-chair of the firm’s Associate’s Committee.
Ms. Lambert graduated from Louisiana State University in 1992 with a B.A. in Journalism and obtained her J.D. from the 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. She has been a guest speaker a several seminars and presents regularly at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center on Heath Care Law and Trial Tactics.
In the community, Ms. Lambert is a Board of Advisor Member 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. She formerly served as a past chair of the LSU Law Annual Fund.
Seminars & Presentations
"Plaintiff's Strategies and Tactics," LAMMICO Defense Counsel Seminar, 2019