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Amy Collignon Gunn - St. Louis, MO

800 Market St., Ste. 1700 St. Louis, MO 63101 - 2506

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Updated: 03/13/2015

St. Louis General Negligence Lawyer

Overview

Amy graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1996 where she served as Managing Editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. Amy joined The Simon Law Firm, P.C. in 2002 after practicing for six years as a defense attorney in the areas of general negligence and products liability...

Amy graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 1996 where she served as Managing Editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. Amy joined The Simon Law Firm, P.C. in 2002 after practicing for six years as a defense attorney in the areas of general negligence and products liability. This experience provides Amy a unique perspective, which helps her understand how better to represent her current clients, those who have been injured or lost a loved one due to someone else's carelessness.

For the second part of her career, Amy has concentrated her practice on prosecuting lawsuits against individuals and companies responsible for defective products, medical malpractice and other negligent acts. She has tried cases in Missouri and Illinois and through her dedication and the help of a tremendous staff, she has obtained for her clients millions of dollars in compensation.

Amy has been recognized for her commitment to her clients and the legal community through receipt of the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award in 2006, named an "Up and Coming Lawyer" by the Missouri Lawyers Media in 2007. Amy was the recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award in 2007. She was also presented with the 40 Under 40 Award by the St. Louis Business Journal in 2008 and received the Women's Justice Rising Star Award in 2009. Amy has been listed by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers since 2008 in the area of Products Liability and Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Top 50 Women in 2010. Best Lawyers in America has listed Amy in the Personal Injury Litigation practice area since 2009. In 2011 Amy was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers by The National Lawyers Association. In 2013 Amy was presented with the Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award.

Amy has taught Pre-Trial Litigation at Washington University School of Law each fall semester since 2001 and lectures at legal seminars at least three times a year, concentrating on ethics and best trial practices. Each year, Amy organizes the Simon Law Firm's annual Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, which to date has raised over $146,700. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Amy with an AV® rating and she has been nominated and accepted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Amy is also proud to have been recognized as a Kentucky Colonel by her home state.

Amy is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and is a member of numerous local, state and national bar associations. She is a former member of the Board of the Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis and co-chair of the Women's Caucus of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys where she also sits on the Board of Governors. Amy currently serves as Treasurer of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Governors.

About Amy Collignon Gunn

Practice Areas

  • General Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Negligent Acts

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Board of the Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis (Former Member )
  • Women's Caucus of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Co-Chair)
  • Women's Caucus of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Board of Governors)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Board of Governors (Treasurer)

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Journal: Saint Louis University Law Journal, Managing Editor

Classes and Seminars

  • Pre-Trial Litigation, Washington University School of Law, 2001 - 2013
  • Simon Law Firm's Annual Seminar, Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Amy Collignon Gunn

Included on the 2024 Missouri and Kansas list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Amy Collignon Gunn on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Receipt, John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award, 2006
  • "Up and Coming Lawyer" by the Missouri Lawyers Media, 2007
  • Recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award, 2007
  • 40 Under 40 Award by the St. Louis Business Journal, 2008
  • Women's Justice Rising Star Award, 2009
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Area of Products Liability, 2008 - 2013
  • "Best Lawyers in America" list in Personal Injury Litigation, 2009 - 2013
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Top 50 Women, 2010
  • One of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers by The National Lawyers Association, 2011
  • Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award, 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell with an AV® Rating
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

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Office Information

Address

800 Market St., Ste. 1700 St. Louis, MO 63101 - 2506

Fax

  • 314-241-2029

Office Hours

8am to 5pm Monday - Friday

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