Amy Osberg Roberts
Amy Osberg Roberts is an advocate and counselor who has represented clients in civil litigation, arbitration, and as outside general counsel for nearly two decades. Her experience includes complex commercial litigation, business dispute litigation, intellectual property litigation, probate, trust, and fiduciary litigation, oil and gas litigation, and arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Amy also has experience handling bankruptcy adversary proceedings, antitrust matters, and business disputes pertaining to real estate development. Amy’s litigation experience includes managing and implementing discovery guidelines and protocols for her clients, which include, large financial institutions. She has expertise in privacy compliance, data security, and protection of personal identifiable information. Amy regularly acts as a trusted advisor to her clients providing guidance on contract interpretation, avoidance and handling of business disputes, as well as working through matters pertaining to government oversight, including FDA and USDA issues.
Amy’s practice at Jackson Walker is characterized by her client-centric approach to representation, which emphasizes collaboration, results, and dispute resolutions that make sense for each individual client’s business. Amy accomplishes this by being personally involved in every aspect of her clients’ cases, from selecting a legal team, to overseeing strategy, to managing legal costs. Amy’s committed level of involvement and attention to detail allow her clients to receive the highest level of professionalism and value in every matter she handles.
B.A., with honors, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln David Full Tuition Scholarship for Academic Excellence
J.D., with distinction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law
- Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review
- Robert G. Simmons Nebraska Practice Writing Award Winner, They Survived: Geographic Restrictions in Covenants-Not-To-Compete Still Exist in Nebraska
- Nebraska College of Law G. Robert Muchemore Full Tuition Scholarship
- Order of the Coif, denotes top 10% of graduating law school class
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Amy has extensive experience representing retail brokerage firms in arbitration proceedings before FINRA. That experience includes numerous raiding cases throughout the United States involving broker dealer vs. broker dealer disputes alleging unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of fiduciary duty claims stemming from hiring practice disputes. Other notable FINRA cases, where she represented financial institutions, include multiple employment disputes with current, and former, employees, as well as customer cases.
Amy has represented multiple clients in patent, trademark, copyright, and other intellectual property disputes throughout the state of Texas. Often acting as local counsel in both the Northern and Eastern District of Texas where she has established knowledge and experience with the local courts and particular court practices unique to those jurisdictions.
Amy also has an established oil and gas practice. She has represented clients for many years in oil and gas litigation including surface location, ownership rights, drilling negligence, and oil and gas contract disputes.
Amy is an experienced trust and estate disputes lawyer. She has represented clients in numerous will contests, trust disputes, guardianship proceedings, and fiduciary litigation in Texas probate courts.
Amy has represented clients in extensive business disputes involving food storage, handling, packaging, and transportation. This experience includes advising clients in matters related to FDA and USDA issues.
Amy has handled product liability disputes dealing with multiple plaintiffs in various jurisdictions throughout the United States. Her product liability experience includes representing the manufacturer of nasal spray alleged to cause anosmia.
- The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), 2020-2023
- Commercial Litigation, 2020-2023
- Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2023
- Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, 2022
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2015-2018
- KPMG Executive Leadership Institute for Women
“Who Is the Client? Operative Documents, Necessary Parties, and Knowing Your Limits,” TexasBarCLE – Handling Your First (or Next) Oil and Gas Case (December 2018)
- Dallas ISD School Health Advisory Council (SHAC), 2020-21
- Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
- Women in the Know, Executive Board
- Dallas Bar Foundation, Fellow
- Women’s Business Council-Southwest, Committee Member
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- International Trademark Association
- Dallas Arboretum Young Families Committee Member
- Globalaw IP Initiative Committee Member
- Leadership Arts Alumni Association, Dallas Business Council for the Arts
- Élan Circle of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra League
- Leadership Arts Institute, Dallas Business Council for the Arts
- Dallas Women’s Foundation, Grants Committee
- Dallas Regional Chamber’s Women’s Business Conference, Underwriting Committee
- DBU Women’s Auxiliary Board
November 17, 2022Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s November 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
October 7, 2022Attorney News
Jackson Walker Congratulates 36 Attorneys Named Among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America
Jackson Walker announces the selection of 36 attorneys to Lawdragon’s inaugural list of the 500 leading litigators in America.
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
October 5, 2021Newsletters
View Jackson Walker’s October 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Newsletter, Perspectives.
August 19, 2021Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 178 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2022 Edition, Including 8 “Lawyers of the Year” and 31 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 178 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 67 specialty practice areas in its 2022 edition, including 8 Lawyers of the Year and 31 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
August 20, 2020Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 164 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2021 Edition, Including 9 “Lawyers of the Year” and 25 “Ones to Watch”
Jackson Walker congratulates the 164 attorneys who were selected by their peers as Best Lawyers, including 9 Lawyers of the Year and 25 Ones to Watch, across 6 offices and 66 specialty practice areas.
June 30, 2020Newsletters
Explore the accomplishments of our diverse attorneys and their involvement within our communities during the first half of 2020.
August 14, 2019Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 109 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2020 Edition, With Eight Named “Lawyers of the Year”
Jackson Walker congratulates our 109 attorneys named to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Lawyers in America 2020 list, including eight attorneys who were named “Lawyers of the Year.”
December 6, 2018Insights
As part of TexasBarCLE’s “Handling Your First (or Next)” series, Amy Roberts presented a discussion on “Who Is the Client? Operative Documents, Necessary Parties, and Knowing Your Limits” in oil and gas cases.