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Amy Cortez

Associate, Chicago Office

ph: 312.332.7760

Practice Areas: Labor & Employment

Amy Cortez

Amy’s practice focuses on labor and employment law. She counsels employers in various aspects, including internal misconduct investigations, disciplinary action, labor relations, and federal and state employment discrimination matters under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Illinois Human Rights Act, Title VII, and other federal and state anti-discrimination laws.

During law school, Amy participated in both the Labor and Employment Certificate Program and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team. She also attended the American Arbitration Association Summit and interned with various in-house legal departments. Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Amy worked at a general practice defense firm, focusing on insurance defense and general business law.


  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois


  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association