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Amy B. Hausmann

Associate

I graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in History & Literature, received my J.D. from Yale Law School, and clerked for the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. I handle consumer class actions and government enforcement litigation.

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What is the most important thing they don’t teach you in law school?

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How to work with clients and translate legal concepts into ordinary language

Curriculum Vitae

AMY B. HAUSMANN is an Associate at Edelson PC where her practice focuses on consumer class actions and government enforcement litigation. Her current clients include cities challenging public corruption, consumers seeking compensation for their gambling losses to illegal internet casinos, and former NCAA football players suffering from the harmful effects of concussions.

 

Before joining Edelson, Amy served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael P. Shea of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

 

Amy received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was an editor on the Yale Law Journal and a co-chair of the Clinical Student Board. At Yale, Amy participated in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project, a clinic partnering with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office to bring suits challenging unfair and deceptive business practices. She also participated in the Housing Clinic of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, defending homeowners in judicial foreclosure proceedings and bringing affirmative suits against mortgage lenders and servicers.

 

Representative Cases:

  • Secured preliminary injunction on behalf of the Cities of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, and Toledo in action against FirstEnergy Corp. for alleged violations of the Ohio Corrupt Practices Act, saving the Cities and all Ohio consumers from paying $170 million per year in added electric bill fees. City of Cincinnati v. FirstEnergy Corp., No. 20 CV 7005 (Ohio Ct. Common Pleas).
  • Representing consumers who have suffered losses to illegal internet casinos.
    • Benson v. DoubleDown Interactive, LLC, No. 18-cv-525 (W.D. Wash.)
    • Wilson v. PTT, LLC, No. 18-cv-5275 (W.D. Wash)
    • Reed v. Scientific Games Corp., No. 18-cv-565 (W.D. Wash.)
  • Representing former NCAA football players suffering from the harmful effects of concussions. In re NCAA Student-Athlete Concussion Injury Litig., MDL No. 2492, 1:16-cv-8727 (N.D. Ill.).
  • Representing consumer advocacy nonprofit in action against Zoom for alleged false statements regarding encryption. Consumer Watchdog v. Zoom Video Communications Inc., No. 20-cv-2526 (D.D.C.).

 

Admissions:

  • State of Illinois
  • State of New York
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