Amanda B.Maslar (Amy)


Chicago + 1.312.269.4151

Amy Maslar's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. She has significant experience in fact development, e-discovery and document management, briefing and motions practice, depositions, and preparation of fact and expert witnesses for trial and arbitration.

Amy's recent experience includes defending class actions against a private company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery, representing a pharmaceutical company in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration arising from a development and commercialization collaboration, and litigating consumer claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Amy was an attorney in the Chicago office of a national firm where she represented global financial institutions and investors pursuing "putback" lawsuits against mortgage originators and other responsible parties and worked on federal criminal trials involving allegations of public corruption and kickbacks to health care providers.

Amy also has an active pro bono practice and volunteers in the Chicago community. She tutors and serves on the Young Professionals Board of Horizons for Youth, a mentoring and tutoring organization that supports children from low-resource areas of Chicago.


  • Global pharmaceutical client wins ICC arbitration arising from collaboration disputeJones Day successfully defended a multinational, pharmaceutical client against a $300-plus million breach-of-contract claim arising from a collaboration agreement and that alleged among other things a failure to use commercially reasonable efforts.
  • Global pharmaceutical company wins dismissal in Florida state courtJones Day successfully helped a global pharmaceutical client win dismissal of two lawsuits brought by a physician in connection with a clinical trial and certain information reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”).
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    To Bilski and Beyond: An Empirical Analysis of Judicial Opacity on Patent Law and the Modern Administrative State, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1157

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