Amy M. Taylor
AMY M. TAYLOR (Firm Tenure: 2009; Position: Workers’ Compensation Attorney), born Wilmington, Delaware, September 18, 1982; admitted to bar, 2006, Delaware. Education: University of Delaware (B.A., honors degree with distinction, 2003) magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.; Villanova Law School (J.D., 2006) cum laude, Managing Editor of Villanova Law Review. Associate at Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, 2006-2009. Member: Delaware State Bar (Member, Sections on: Workers’ Compensation, Women & Law); Girl Scouts of America (Member and Leader). PRACTICE AREAS: Insurance Defense Law; Workers’ Compensation Ligation; Appellate Practice.
Amy M. Taylor joined the firm of Heckler & Frabizzio in June of 2009 where she represented employers and insurance carriers in defense of workers’ compensation claims. In 2017 Amy made the transition into General Liability practice; shortly thereafter becoming Partner. Prior to joining Heckler & Frabizzio, Amy practiced corporate law in Wilmington, DE where she specialized in business and commercial transactions involving Delaware alternative entities. Amy handles a wide variety of general liability and personal injury matters, including complex commercial litigation, product defect, and construction-based claims, in addition to automotive and premise liability cases.
Amy graduated magna cum laude in 2003 from the University of Delaware with an Honors Degree with Distinction in Philosophy and Criminal Justice and a minor in Legal Studies. Amy’s honors thesis led to a publication on the topic of “Philosophy and Terrorism” in the international journal Lo Straniero. Amy then graduated cum laude from Villanova Law School in 2006 where she was a Managing Editor for the Villanova Law Review.
Amy was admitted to the Delaware Bar in 2006 and to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware in 2007.
Amy has practiced before the Industrial Accident Board, Delaware Superior Court, United States District Court for the District of Delaware, and has handled appellate work in the Supreme Court of Delaware and United States Supreme Court. Amy’s professional memberships include the American Bar Association; Delaware State Bar Association; Litigation Section of the DSBA; Labor & Employment Section of the DSBA; Women and the Law Section of the DSBA; and Lawyers of Distinction. Amy has also been selected as a Delaware Top Lawyer by Delaware Today Magazine from 2017 through 2022. She has presented at continuing education seminars as well as to clients on topics including workers’ compensation, insurance litigation, claim investigation, and ethics.
Amy has been married to her husband, Casey Taylor, since May of 2008. They have three active children including two daughters and a son, all of whom keep her busy with conflicting sports schedules. Amy is a travel softball coach and also volunteers her time to help students at her children’s schools with math. Although she and her family prefer the sun and beach, you’ll find them outside all year round, often backpacking or trail running.