Amy Joseph Coles concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of general commercial litigation, complex civil litigation, construction litigation, and class action defense.
Amy has handled a wide range of disputes for construction owners, contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers; she has also represented banks, financial services providers, healthcare corporations, and pharmaceutical companies in state and federal cases.
She frequently writes on litigation matters, including:
- Co-author, “Audit Provisions in Private Construction Contracts: Which Costs Are Subject to Audit, Who Bears the Expense of the Audit, and Who Has the Burden of Proof on Audit Claims?” Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers, Summer 2012.
- Author, “Contractors Beware,” Building & Bonding: The Construction Group Newsletter, Fall 2008.
- Co-Author, Design-Build Deskbook, 4th Edition.
- Co-Author, “Pennsylvania Court Rules HMO Compensation Formula and Data Are Confidential Trade Secrets,” Health Law Monitor, Fall 2002, Vol. VII.
Amy previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Gary L. Lancaster of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. While in law school, she was the managing editor of the Journal of Law and Commerce.