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Amy S. Brown

Senior Assistant Attorney General
Court of Claims Defense Section

Office: 614-466-7447

Amy joined the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in 2006. In her role as a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Court of Claims Defense Section, she defends Ohio’s agencies, departments, and universities in civil lawsuits in the Ohio Court of Claims, the Tenth District Court of Appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court. Her civil defense litigation practice is diverse and focuses primarily on the defense of wrongful imprisonment, personal injury, wrongful death, employment discrimination, and contract dispute claims. She has litigated over 500 cases on behalf of the State of Ohio, including conducting more than 50 trials and 20 appellate oral arguments.

Amy is a recipient of the Ohio Attorney General’s Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity, and Excellence Award. In addition to her litigation practice, she serves as the head coach for the Capital University Law School in the Ohio Public Service Mock Trial Competition, a judge for the Ohio High School Mock Trial Competition, a mentor in the Ohio Supreme Court’s Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program, and a member of the Ohio Attorney General’s Sunshine Laws Task Force. She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.

Amy earned her Bachelor of Arts from the Ohio University and her Juris Doctor from the Capital University Law School. Prior to joining the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, she was a law clerk for the Ohio Court of Claims and participated in General Litigation Clinic and Mediation Clinic during law school.

Originally from rural southeastern Ohio, Amy now resides in the central Ohio area with her husband and their daughter. In addition to her career in public service with the State of Ohio, she serves as a Council Member for the Village of Lithopolis. She also regularly volunteers with several community organizations. She is the welcome center chair & volunteer coordinator for the Lithopolis Honeyfest Association to help raise awareness of the importance of the honey bee and a board member for the Friends of the Wagnalls Memorial Library. She provides free estate advanced directive planning services to low-income senior citizens through the Legal Aid Society of Columbus and volunteers with the Cancer Support Community of Central Ohio to help ensure that no one fights cancer alone.


  • Capital University, J.D.
  • Ohio University, B.A.