Amy E. Newsom
Amy grew up in Baton Rouge and is a proud graduate of Baton Rouge High — cum laude. She graduated from LSU, magna cum laude, in 2001 with a degree in psychology. After earning her graduate degree, she worked for Disney Cruise Line, where she lived on the Disney Magic, sailed the Caribbean and worked in children’s entertainment.
In 2003 she left the Caribbean and entered law school at LSU. During law school she was a member of the Admiralty Moot Court team and the Trial Advocacy team. She graduated in 2006 and went to work at Forrester & Dick. At Forrester & Dick she trained under now federal district court judge, Shelly Dick.
Amy has extensive litigation experience and has tried cases in state, federal and tribal court. She has a knack for developing successful litigation strategies and pushing quick resolution through creative legal arguments.
In 2013 Amy opened her own firm, with the vision of developing a practice that values integrity, innovation and quality of life for her clients and the Newsom Law Firm team.
Amy was selected for SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2015, SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2016, SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2017, SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2018, and SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2019, which is a peer nominated award limited to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Louisiana.
Marci attended Bloomberg University in Pennsylvania, where she received a B.A. degree in Political Science magna cum laude. She went on to law school at The West Virginia University College of Law, where she served as executive notes and associate editor of the West Virginia Law Review. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Rubenstein was the Law Clerk for the honorable Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., Senior Judge in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. In practice, Marci has developed extensive knowledge in the extremely complex and ever-changing area of Medicare compliance and Medicare Set-Aside arrangements in civil litigation. Marci shares her knowledge, frequently lecturing and writing articles on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act of 1980, Medicaid and the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, and utilization of Medicare Set-Aside arrangements. Marci is a member of the National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP) and serves on the membership and liability MSP advisory committees.