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.
J.D., cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, 1996
B.S., cum laude, Florida State University, 1991
Admitted to Practice:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
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 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