AMY KINCAID BERRY

Of Counsel  *licensed in California 

Amy Kincaid Berry is an insurance coverage analyst, drawing upon many years of experience in a complex insurance litigation practice representing corporate policyholders. She has represented Fortune 500 clients in environmental and other insurance coverage actions, including lawsuits arising from U.S. E.P.A. Superfund proceedings, and also has represented one of the nation’s largest insurance brokers in a wide variety of matters. She specializes in analyzing insurance policies of all types, including commercial general liability, professional liability, employers liability, commercial automobile, and business interruption.

Additionally, Amy has handled general business and entertainment litigation, including matters involving real estate brokerage, copyright infringement and record royalties. As a lawyer in one of the leading entertainment law firms of Los Angeles, Amy represented entertainment industry clients in several transactional matters and has drafted and negotiated agreements for movies, music, and other projects.

PROFESSIONAL | COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Amy provided legal services for the Alliance for Children’s Rights in Los Angeles and also served as counsel for The Woody Herman Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting needy musicians.  Amy has represented the State Bar of California in Admission Proceedings and served on the Professional Responsibility Committee for Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger for multiple years, participating in creating a professional responsibility manual for the firm.  At that firm, Amy trained associates in research, writing, discovery and motion practice, particularly in large-scale insurance coverage litigation.

Amy always has been active in her community, from participating in a Strategic Planning Committee for the Glendale Unified School District in California to co-chairing the Highland Park Literary Festival in Dallas, Texas. She has spent over two decades serving children and youth at church, both in California and, more recently, at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas.

EMPLOYMENT

For nine years, Amy practiced with the Los Angeles firm, Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey, LLP, formerly known as Hill Wynne Troop & Meisinger.  In 1994, she was named a Principal in that practice, at which time she assumed a higher level of case management and supervisory responsibilities.  Amy started her practice in 1988 with the Los Angeles office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, LLP.

EDUCATION

  • J.D. with Honors, Duke University School of Law, 1988; Winner of "Best Brief Award" in Dean's Cup Moot Court Competition; First Runner-Up in Moot Court Oral Argument Competition
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1985, magna cum laude; High Honors in Honors English Program; Phi Beta Kappa

BAR | COURT ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court of the Central District of California
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