Foulston Siefkin LLP
Ms. Lemley focuses on complex business and insurance litigation and the defense of professionals. Amy has defended hundreds of personal injury and medical negligence cases and tried more than seventy jury trials as lead counsel. She has represented many health care clients in the course of peer review investigations. In recent years her practice has evolved to include more business litigation, for both plaintiffs and defendants. She accepts carefully selected plaintiff’s cases, and recently prevailed against an insurance company which had wrongfully denied a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist’s disability claim after he sustained multiple cerebral vascular dissections. She was selected for the inaugural edition of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ and has Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers. She was the first (and currently is the only) woman attorney in Kansas to be named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® list and The Best Lawyers in America® as a leading lawyer in Medical Malpractice Law Defense and Personal Injury Defense Litigation in the United States. In 2013 and 2014, Benchmark Litigation named Ms. Lemley a Local Litigation Star and one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in the United States. Her peer memberships include the American Board of Trial Advocates, Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute. She is the current state chair of the Kansas Chapter of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She is a member of the Inn of Court and is on the Board of Directors for Kansas Legal Services. She served several years at the request of the Kansas Supreme Court on the Client Protection Commission, and is a past chair of the Commission. She has served on a National Committe on Women in the Law for the Defense Research Institute. She is a member of many animal rights and environmental organizations and is a dog lover extraordinaire. Currently, she has a rescue Great Pyrenees, a rescue Catahoula, and a very smart German Shepherd.