Amy Lombardo is an experienced employment and trial lawyer who helps innovative and disruptive companies decide whether to pursue a legal or legislative solution to address business challenges.

Capabilities

Biography

Amy advises businesses on regulatory issues and employment law updates; she provides companies with government relations advice and lobbying services. Amy has handled employment litigation, election law litigation, administrative agency matters and appeals to the Idaho Supreme Court. She recently served on the firm’s COVID-19 Response Team, providing guidance to employers regarding the rapidly changing pandemic-era legal landscape.

Amy worked in Washington, D.C. for Idaho members of both the United States Senate and House of Representatives. In Idaho, she worked for the Office of the Governor and performed opposition research for a successful election campaign for Governor of Idaho.

Prior to joining the Boise office of Parsons Behle & Latimer, she regularly appeared in court throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia, and served as Circuit Court law clerk in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Ms. Lombardo holds bachelor’s degrees from Boise State University in Political Science and History, where she graduated magna cum laude. She received her law degree from Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University while working full-time on Capitol Hill and for local Virginia attorneys.

Experience

Obtained Election Law Injunction

During the pandemic, secured an injunction in an election law matter that extended the time to request an absentee ballot for a primary election. At this time, the only way to request a ballot was online, and the website on which the request had to be made was inoperable days before the request deadline.

Federal Election Commission Dismissal

Obtained dismissal of a case for a client facing a complaint before the Federal Election Commission.

Defeated Proposed Litigation

Defeated proposed legislation for multiple clients during the 2021 Idaho legislative session.

Accomplishments

Academic

George Mason University School of Law (J.D., December 2005)

Boise State University (1999)

B.S., Political Science, Magna Cum Laude
B.A., History, Magna Cum Laude
Top Ten Scholar Nominee

Associations

Professional

Defense Research Institute, Employment Law and Women in the Law Committees
(2010-present)

American Health Lawyers Association Member

Insights

Credentials

Licensed

District of Columbia
Idaho
Utah
Virginia (inactive)

Education

Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University