Professional And Experienced Consumer Advocacy

Amy L. Wells J.D., M.B.A.

Amy L. Wells J.D., M.B.A.

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Practice Areas:

  • Consumer Protection


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Moot Court Team
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Professor’s Assistant, Legal Research and Writing
    • Honors: Women’s Caucus Vice President
    • Honors: Carl D. Kessler Inn of Courts
  • University of Dayton
    • M.B.A.
    • Honors: Marketing Case Project, First Place, Team Leader
    • Honors: Ohio Graduate Business Case Competition, First Place

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

Published Works

  • The Price of Identity Theft for Ohio Consumers (2008) Ohio Trial Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 1
  • Protecting Consumers from "New Breed" of Debt Collector (2009) Dayton Bar Assn’s Bar Briefs
  • Ohio’s Consumer Protection Law (2011) Advisory, The Ohio Association for Justice
  • Proposed Deconstruction of Ohio’s UDAP Law, a National Trend? (2011) The Consumer Advocate
  • The Consumer Law Handbook. Authored chapter regarding the Fair Credit Reporting Act. (2013) Practising Law Institute.
  • Featured blogger for Neighborhood Housing Services Consumer Law Center blog


  • Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Chicago, Super Lawyers (2015-2020); Super Lawyers 2018-2021; Rising Stars (2012-2014)
  • “Superb” rating (10.0), Avvo (2011 – present); top ranked identity theft attorney in the nation (2012); clients’ choice identity theft attorney (2012)
  • President’s Award, Ohio Association for Justice (2012)
  • Leadership Award, Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association (2015)

Classes & Seminars

  • Organize annual Consumer Law CLE Seminar; moderator (2010-2014)
  • Co-authored multiple amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Ohio Association for Justice and National Consumer Law Center
  • Neighborhood Housing Services Consumer Law Center Blog, blog contributor
  • Class Action Workshop Committee, 2019 (National Association for Consumer Advocates Spring 2020 Training)
  • 2010 National Consumer Law Center Fair Debt Collection Training Conference, Jacksonville, FL, “FDCP Fundamentals: The Care and Feeding of Your FDCP Case”
  • CORT Consumer Law Trng. 2010, Ann Arbor, MI, “Bringing Claims Under the FCRA and FACTA”
  • 2010 Ohio Association for Justice Annual Convention, Columbus, OH, “Appraisal Litigation: Critical Evidence in an Inflated Appraisal Case & Eminent Domain: Friend or Foe?"
  • 2011 Ohio Association for Justice Insurance Law CLE, Dayton, OH and Columbus, OH, “Protect Thy Consumer: Today’s Consumer Law Issues An FDCPA Primer”
  • 2012 Oh. Assoc. for Justice Convtn., Columbus, OH, “How to Practice Under New Consumer Law”
  • 2012 University of Dayton School of Law, Panelist for litigation track
  • 2012 Guest on Americas Workforce Radio show; topic: credit reporting and identity theft
  • 2012 Am. Bankruptcy Law Forum, Dayton, OH, “Consumer Law for the Bankruptcy Practitioner”
  • 2013 Ohio Assoc. for Justice Annual Convention, Columbus, OH, “A Primer: The Attorney’s Role in the Legislative Process”
  • 2013 Practising Law Institute, San Francisco, CA, “Representing the Pro Bono Client – Consumer Law Basics: Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act”
  • 2015 Ohio State Bar Association Consumer Law CLE, Columbus, OH, “The Basics of the FCRA Including Recent Changes/Oversight from the CFPB”
  • 2019 Consumer Rights Litigation Conference and Class Action Symposium, Boston, MA, “TCPA for Beginners”
  • 2020 – TBD (upcoming) National Association of Consumer Advocates, Webinar, “Identifying Class Claims in FCRA Litigation”
  • 2020 – TBD (upcoming) Class Action Workshop and Trial Skills Workshop – Spring Training, Tampa, Florida, “Anatomy of a Class Action”

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Advisory Committee (2011-2013)

Professional Associations

  • National Association for Consumer Advocates – Ethics Committee (2018- present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (2015- present)
  • American Association for Justice (2012- present)
  • Ohio Association for Justice: Board of Trustees (2009-2014), Member; Consumer Law Section, Chair (2009-2014), Vice-Chair (2008-2009); Legislative Committee, (2009-2014), Membership Committee (2009)
  • Miami Valley Trial Lawyers Association: Board of Trustees, President (2014-2015), Vice-President (2012 – 2014)
  • Dayton Bar Association: Certified Grievance Committee for Ohio (2012 – 2014)
  • Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court, Associate Member (2012 – 2014)
  • Ohio State Bar Association