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Amy Siegel Oran

Partner

Amy Siegel Oran Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Overview

Amy Siegel Oran is a Partner and Business Unit Leader focusing her practice exclusively on Workers’ Compensation defense. She focuses her practice on the defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of employers, insurance carriers, self-insured corporations, third-party administrators, and claims servicing agencies. Her background includes extensive experience with all aspects of Litigation and Appellate Law.

Throughout her career, Amy has cultivated an array of skills and knowledge that have contributed to the effective representation of clients in several industries including the retail, healthcare, hospitality, and the public goods and government services industries.  Amy frequently represents health care facilities, including hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes, as well as a broad range of service industry employers. She also has extensive public sector experience, actively representing municipalities and other government entities in defense of their workers’ compensation claims, including Heart/Lung Bill claims. Amy has successfully defended many claims against local government agencies, retailers, restaurants, bars, hotels, and similar establishments.

Amy has a sub-specialty in catastrophic claims handling defense and settlement. The scope of her work includes management of compensable catastrophic injuries, defending non-compensable claims, and settlement of often multi-million dollar cases involving annuities and Medicare Set Asides. These include claims handled from inception or taken over at the excess coverage level due to the significant exposure of the matters.

Amy is certified by the state of Florida to conduct Continuing Education courses and regularly presents seminars on a wide variety of legal matters. She has served on the Workers’ Compensation Practice Committee for the Palm Beach County Bar Association, playing an integral role in planning the annual Bench Bar Conference, as well as speaking at the Conference on numerous occasions. Additionally, Amy provides regular training seminars to clients, advising supervisors, managers, and employers on proper claim reporting and handling techniques. Amy has also written state-approved seminars for client continuing education.

Amy is very active with Susan G. Komen. Currently, she serves as a Komen Advocacy Ambassador as well as on the Regional Komen Leadership Council. After four years on the organization’s Board of Directors, Amy proudly served as past President for the Board of Directors for both the Executive Board and Executive Committees of Susan G. Komen Florida.

  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 1998


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Accolades, Associations & News

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers, 2021 – 2022
  • Best Lawyers®, “Women in the Law”, 2021
  • Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida, Emerald Award, “Risk-taker”, 2021
  • Executive Women of the Palm Beaches Foundation, “Women in Leadership”, Honoree, 2021
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyers,” 2016 – 2021
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Lawyers Class of 2015″, 2015
  • South Florida Legal Guide, “Top Up & Comer”, 2014 – 2015
  • Susan G. Komen – South Florida Affiliate, 2015 Extra Mile Award for Volunteerism, 2015
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida “Rising Stars,”, 2013-2016
  • Susan G. Komen – South Florida Affiliate, Mary Booher Volunteerism Award, 2015 – 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent ™

                 

                   

Professional Associations

  • American Inns of Court, Member

Community

  • Susan G. Komen, Komen Advocacy Ambassador
  • Susan G. Komen, Regional Komen Leadership Council
  • Executive Board of Directors, Susan G. Komen Florida, Past President
  • Board of Directors, Susan G. Komen, South Florida Affiliate, 2016-2018, Secretary
  • 2016 Race Committee, Susan G. Komen, South Florida Affiliate, Chair
  • 2015 Race Committee, Co-Chair of Race Day Sign up, Susan G. Komen, South Florida Affiliate, Member
  • Alpert Jewish Family and Children Services of Palm Beach Inc., Member
  • Florida Italian Greyhound Rescue, Member
  • Speaker, “2021 5 HR Law and Ethics Update”, September 2021
  • Speaker, Adjuster Depositions: Mastering the Art of Testifying, July 2021
  • Speaker, Florida Workers’ Compensation 101, April 2021
  • Speaker, Catastrophic Claim Handling, April 2021
  • Speaker, Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Cases of 2020 Webinar, August, 2020
  • Speaker, Challenges of the One Time Change Statute, July 2020
  • Speaker, Return to Work Policies, June 2019
  • Speaker, Choosing the Best Tools for Discovery: Pick-Ax or Paintbrush, April 2019
  • Speaker, Depositions, April 2019
  • Speaker, Accident Investigations, October 2018
  • Speaker, Law and Ethics Update, September 2018
  • Speaker, Mechanism of Injury, August 2018
  • Speaker, FL WC Deadlines and Time Frames, August 2018
  • Speaker, Return to Work Policies, July 2018
  • Speaker, Accident Investigations, June 2018
  • Speaker, Compensability of the Claim, June 2018
  • Speaker, Return to Work Policies, May 2018
  • Speaker, Strategies & Considerations for the Defense of Pre-Existing Conditions & Major Contributing Cause, March 2018
  • Speaker, Immigration Issues in Workers’ Compensation, November 2017
  • Speaker, Law and Ethics Update, September 2017
  • Speaker, The Impact of Landmark WC Cases on Adjusting Claims, July 2017
  • Speaker, Depositions, July 2017
  • Speaker, Law and Ethics Update, September 2016
  • Speaker, Mechanism of Injury, July 2016
  • Speaker, Depositions Do’s and Don’ts, May 2016
  • Speaker, Accident Investigations, January 2016
  • Speaker, Compensability of the Claim, November 2015
  • Speaker, Types of Fraud, August 2015
  • Speaker, Compensability of the Claim, July 2015
  • Speaker, Accident Investigations, June 2015
  • Speaker, Workers’ Compensation Law, March 2015
  • Speaker, Adjuster Ethics, March 2015
  • Speaker, Compensability of the Claim, December 2013
  • Speaker, Strategies for the Defense of the Pre-Existing Conditions, February 2013
  • Speaker, Compensability of the Claim, June 2012
  • Speaker, A 12 Step Program to Protect the Employers Interests in Workers’ Compensation Claims, July 2013
  • Speaker, Adjusters Ethics, August 2012
  • Speaker, Immigration – Workers’ Compensation Issues, November 2011

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