Dicello Levitt Gutzler

Speaker Bio

Amy has experience successfully litigating a variety of complex litigation cases in leadership positions across the United States. She focuses her practice on class action litigation and consumer protection matters in particular. Amy has litigated a wide range of product liability, data privacy, design defect, employment, and food labeling cases in courts throughout the country.

Amy has served in various leadership positions in national class actions in an indication of the respect she enjoys among the judiciary and her peers. She was appointed to serve as co-lead counsel in the pending nationwide litigation against Equifax related to its 2017 data breach, where she represents nearly 150 million class members. Due to Amy's knowledge of data privacy litigation, she was named to Law 360's 11-member Cybersecurity & Privacy Editorial Advisory Board in 2019.

Her numerous other leadership positions have also required sophistication in not only understanding complex legal theories, but also presenting multifaceted legal strategies to ensure a favorable result to her clients. She has considerable familiarity with a range of unfair competition laws, and has offered extensive commentary concerning proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as Chair of the Chicago Bar Association's Class Action Committee and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation Rule 23 Subcommittee.

In 2016, Amy was elected to the Board of Directors of the Public Justice Foundation, a nationwide 501(c)3 charitable organization supporting the pursuit of high-impact lawsuits to combat social and economic injustice, protect the Earth's sustainability, and challenge predatory corporate conduct and government abuses. Since 2009, Amy has served on the Board of the Chicago Art Deco Society, where she founded the Preservation Committee and currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Director of Preservation Advocacy. In addition to her civic involvement, Amy is a cast member, writer, and dancer in the Chicago Bar Association's Bar Show, and recently celebrated her seventh year in the 93-year-old Chicago tradition.