Amy Collignon Gunn

Amy Collignon Gunn focuses her practice exclusively on plaintiff personal injury work including Defective Products and medical negligence. Over the years, Amy Collignon Gunn has dedicated her career to representing clients who have been injured or have had loved ones die due to someone or some corporation’s negligence. Amy takes her job as “counselor” seriously and spends time listening to and helping her clients through the very difficult litigation and trial process.

  • American Jurisprudence Award- Commercial Transactions, 1996
  • John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award, 2006
  • Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award, 2007
  • Up and Coming Lawyers, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2007
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2007 to present
  • Kentucky Colonel, 2007 to present
  • 40 Under 40, St. Louis Business Journal, 2008
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008-present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury, 2009-present
  • Women’s Justice Rising Star Award, 2009
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women, 2010 to present
  • The American Trial Lawyers Assoc., Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2011
  • Member of the Inns of Court, 2011-2013
  • President’s Award, BAMSL, 2013
  • Thomas G. Strong Trial Attorney Award, MATA, 2013
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, Top 50 in St. Louis, 2013
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, Top 100, 2013
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Treasurer, 2013-14 and Women in the Legal Profession Committee
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member of the Women’s Caucus
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Board of Governors and Co-Chair of the Women’s Caucus
  • Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis, former Board Member-At-Large
  • Keys to Litigating Missouri Bad Faith Cases, March 30, 2004
  • State Civil Litigation in Missouri, May 19, 2004
  • Misconceptions in Medical Malpractice Reform, October 22, 2004
  • Ethics in Litigation, December 9, 2004
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy in Missouri, January 19, 2005
  • Keys to Litigating Missouri Bad Faith Cases, June 3, 2005
  • Simon Passanante Trial Practice Seminar (moderator), 2005-2011
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury From Start to Finish, June 29, 2006
  • Medical-Legal Implications of Placental Pathology, January 29, 2007
    • Guest Speaker at Washington University School of Law –
    • Health Law Association Luncheon, March 21, 2007
  • Successful Medical Malpractice Suits, April 27, 2007
  • How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Injury Cases, June 13, 2007
  • Litigation Case Management:  Best Practices for Paralegals, October 8, 2007
  • Tips for Handling The Personal Injury Case, December 14, 2007 (substitute for John Simon)
  • Gaining The Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, March 26, 2007
  • Successful Medical Malpractice Suits, April 22, 2008
  • How to Successfully Resolve Automobile Injury Cases, June 13, 2008
  • Document Management in the Trenches: How Paralegals Can Get & Stay Organized, January 29, 2009
  • Case Evaluation and Venue, BAMSL Bench, Bar and Professional Development Conference, May 29, 2009
  • The Value of Medical Bills, The Simon Law Firm Trial Practice Seminar, June 23, 2009
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation- Avoiding Preemption Pitfalls, June 26, 2009
  • Trial Practice II, Masters Program: Split Decisions- Admissibility of Medical Bill Evidence in Missouri, September 25, 2009
  • Evidence and Expert Testimony Best Practices:  Supporting Your Case, January 14, 2010
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Evidence, November 10, 2010
  • Where Does the Buck Stop? Dealing with Medical Bills, June 26, 2011
  • The Mechanics of Illinois Civil Procedure, June 29, 2011
  • Medical Malpractice From A-Z, December 2, 2011
  • Medicare Set Asides in Personal Injury Litigation, February 24, 2012
  • Tips on Deposing Lay Witnesses, BAMSL-Bench and Bar Conf., June 1, 2012
  • Medical Malpractice from A-Z, December 7, 2012
  • Deline Ethics and Professionalism Program for First Year Law Students, April 5, 2013
  • Pre-Trial Motions, The Simon Law Firm Annual Trial Practice Seminar, June 18, 2013
  • Applying Medical Knowledge of Injuries to Your Case, December 9, 2013
  • Searching for an Acceptable Reasonable Doubt Jury Instruction in Light of Victor v. Nebraska, 40 St. Louis U. L.J 145 (1996)
  • Structural Work Act Repeal Retroactive?, 4 IDC Quarterly 50 (1996)
  • Tort Immunity for Public Service Not-For-Profit Corporations, 4 IDC Quarterly 6 (1997)
  • Since When Is “Too Nice” A Fault?, XLV St. Louis Lawyer 12 (2007)
  • Let’s Thank the Role Models, St. Louis Lawyer (Jan. 2008)
  • Life is a Spinning Plate, and I Want to Balance It!, WLA Newsletter (Spring 2008)
  • The Rewards of Giving Back, Saint Louis Brief, Spring 2009
  • Medical Device Preemption:  Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc. and Its Aftermath, The Missouri Trial Attorney (Summer 2009)
  • The Value of Medical Bills? The Wait is Over, The Missouri Trial Attorney (Fall 2009)

 

Contact:
Phone: 314.241.2929
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Assistant:  Donna Zurheide
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Areas of Practice:
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Defective Products
Mass Torts | Dangerous Drugs

Education:
Saint Louis UniversityJ.D., 1996 cum laude
Transylvania University, B.A., 1993

Amy Collignon Gunn, Attorney with The Simon Law Firm