Amanda P.Ellison


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Amanda Ellison focuses her practice on representing policyholders in pursuing insurance claims and litigation. Selected by Law360 as a "Rising Star" in 2019 in the insurance law category (one of five attorneys nationwide), Amanda has been involved in complex, high-stakes insurance coverage claims relating to numerous types of coverage, including commercial general liability, errors and omissions, property, and directors and officers liability insurance. Amanda has also represented corporate clients in a wide variety of civil litigation, including consumer class actions, contract disputes, and business torts. She has extensive experience in numerous aspects of litigation, including case management, discovery, pretrial motions, summary judgment, and appeals.

Amanda also maintains an active pro bono practice, including aiding victims of elder abuse and representing children in immigration proceedings. She also serves as a member of the Pacific Regional Council for the National Parks Conservation Association.

Before joining Jones Day, Amanda gained experience in a wide variety of legal matters while serving as a judicial law clerk for Justice Victoria Chaney of the California Court of Appeal.


  • LAUSD secures trial victory in Los Angeles Superior Court against its insurersJones Day represents Los Angeles Unified School District ("LAUSD") in seeking insurance coverage from multiple insurers in connection with highly-publicized claims against LAUSD that it negligently hired, retained, and supervised a former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School, who allegedly abused students, and for which the School District paid more than $180 million to settle claims.
  • Lumber Liquidators wins dismissal of insurer coverage complaint in favor of prior pending lawsuitJones Day won motion to dismiss a complaint filed by St. Paul Fire & Marine Company against Jones Day client Lumber Liquidators, Inc. in The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
  • Experian obtains complete dismissal with prejudice in consumer class actionJones Day, on behalf of Experian Information Solutions, Inc., recently obtained a dismissal with prejudice of a consumer class action in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court.
  • Experian defends lawsuit brought by Attorney General of Mississippi over credit reporting and consumer marketing activitiesJones Day is defending Experian Information Solutions, Inc. in connection with an investigation and lawsuit initiated by the Attorney General of Mississippi challenging Experian's credit reporting and consumer marketing activities under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Mississippi Consumer Protection Act, and the Dodd-Frank Act.