A Virginia and Washington, DC Personal Injury Lawyer On Your Side

Amy Griggs is a personal injury attorney who represents families in medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases. She is dedicated to helping families navigate the legal process, ensuring they understand expectations during an investigation through litigation, trial, or mediation. Amy creates a true partnership with her clients, allowing them to stay involved and feel prepared.

Partner Amy S Griggs Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawyer
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A Unique Perspective for Victims of Malpractice

Since 2007, Amy Griggs has obtained significant settlements and verdicts for injured victims in the Washington, DC metro area. These victories include a $10 million settlement in a product liability case against a car manufacturer, a $10 million settlement in a premises liability action for an injured child, and a $7.5 million settlement for a paraplegia injury in a premises liability action.

While starting her legal studies, a close member of Amy’s family received negligent medical treatment. Since Amy has experienced the process of a medical malpractice lawsuit, she brings an in-depth perspective to her injury cases. She also brings a unique sensitivity to her work on behalf of her clients, providing the compassion they need in these times.

Amy also worked previously as a medical malpractice defense lawyer. Her experience representing doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice cases gives her insight into the obstacles injury victims face. She uses this insight to develop careful and personalized legal strategies for each client to help them get their lives back on track.

In 2023, Amy was named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintif Consumer Lawyers list. Since 2022, Amy has been awarded by Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law, and Product Liability Litigation for Washington, DC. She has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Washington, DC Super Lawyer since 2014. She was honored by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 2020 as an Influential Women of Law and was named to the 2021 class of “Leaders in the Law.”

She is the Parliamentarian for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and has served as Governor At Large for the organization. She is also the State Delegate from Virginia for the American Association for Justice. Amy currently sits on the Board of Directors and serves as Secretary for the Fairfax Law Foundation. She is also a member of the District of Columbia Trial Lawyers Association, the Fairfax Bar Association, the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia.

She frequently works with other lawyers on a referral basis to assist during discovery, mediation, and at trial. She is often asked to bring her expertise and knowledge to resolve referral cases.

Amy is licensed to practice in Washington, DC and Virginia. She received a B.A. at the University of Colorado in 2000 and received her J.D. at the Ohio State University of Moritz College of Law in 2003. Amy lives in Fairfax County with her family. She is an active volunteer at her son’s school. She is passionate about working to promote literacy and support education programs for children.

Our Personal Injury Verdicts & Settlements

$77M Wrongful Death Settlement

$20M Brain Injury Verdict

$19.5M Wrongful Death Verdict

$16M Premises Liability Settlement

$15.2M Wrongful Death Settlement

$15.2M Wrongful Death Verdict

$14M Personal Injury Settlement

$14M Car Accident Settlement

$11M Med. Malpractice Settlement

$10.6M Car Accident Settlement

$10M Car Accident Settlement

Classes, Seminars Taught, & Presentations
  • Presenter at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Auto Retreat, July 29, 2022
  • Speaker on “Communicating with Juries” at the New Jersey Association for Justice Boardwalk Seminar, April 28, 2022
  • Convention Chair, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention: March 24-17, 2022
  • Presenter at the American Association for Justice Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Leadership Summit February 11, 2022 on “Finding Your Spark: Igniting Your Internal Leadership”
  • “Public Speaking: Amplify Your Message” presentation for the Junior League of Washington, January 27, 2022
  • Speaker at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advocacy Seminar, October 27, 2021, on “Empathy, Noise, and Other Errors in Decision-Making: What Modern Psychology Can Teach Trial Lawyers About Juries”
  • Conducted extensive research + analytics for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association COVID Jury Project: Seminars August 11, 2020, October 20, 2020, February 4, 2021, March 24, 2021
  • “Public Speaking in the Zoom Age” presentation for the Junior League of Washington, January 7, 2021
  • “Case Theming in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases” for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association; January 29, 2021
  • Presenter at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention on the VTLA COVID Jury Project; March 26, 2021
  • Speaker at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association May Tort Law Seminar “Med School for Attorneys”: May 27, 2020 [online webinar]
  • Speaker at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention; March 27, 2020 [online webinar]
  • Speaker at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advocacy Seminar; October 22, 2019
  • Speaker at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Auto Retreat; July 12, 2019
  • Moderated the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Judges Panel at the Annual Convention at the Homestead Resort; March 29, 2019
  • Presenter for Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Young Lawyers Boot Camp; February 2019
  • Organized and Moderated the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Wrongful Death Retreat; October 2018
Community Activities
  • Helped organize and volunteered with the Heroes v. Villains 5k sponsored by the Fairfax Law Foundation, April 24, 2022
  • Participates in family volunteer opportunities with Kids Give Back in Northern Virginia
  • 2012 Co-Chair of Holiday Shops, the Junior League of Washington’s largest fundraiser, supporting its mission to promote literacy programs in Washington DC.
  • Past board member for After School All Stars, supporting after school programs in Washington DC public schools.
  • Past board member for the Trust for the National Mall’s L’Enfant Society.
  • Organized multiple book drives to benefit Virginia early childhood education centers.
  • Participates in Women’s Justice Day with the American Association for Justice to lobby at Congress on consumer protection legislation.
  • Participates in Justice Day with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to advocate for legislation to promote safety in Virginia communities.

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Have you or your loved one sustained injuries in Washington DC, Maryland or Virginia? Regan Zambri Long PLLC has the best lawyers in the country to analyze your case and answer the questions you may have.

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