- Southwestern Law School – JD, cum laude
- University of California, Los Angeles – BA
Amber Gosney is an Assistant General Counsel at GeneralCounselWest, PC. She has over six years of experience representing some of the nation’s largest healthcare companies in both transactional and litigation matters. Amber’s current practice focuses on negotiating complex transactions in the highly-regulated healthcare field and counseling clients on healthcare regulatory issues.
Prior to joining GeneralCounselWest, Amber was an attorney at McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, one of the largest international law firms, where she focused her practice on healthcare litigation, healthcare compliance and regulatory matters, complex commercial litigation and class action defense with significant experience in securities, contracts, and commercial disputes. While working at her prior firm, Amber represented Fortune 500 healthcare providers and hospitals in qui tam, class action and administrative matters and also performed due diligence and regulatory compliance reviews for mergers and acquisitions. Amber also worked in the legal department at DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. where she assisted with litigation and regulatory matters and participated in strategy sessions and initiatives.
In law school, Amber was as an associate editor and member of the Southwestern Law Review and received multiple academic awards, including awards for her achievements in the areas of healthcare regulations and practices, torts, and contracts (sales). Amber also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable S. James Otero, United States District Court, Central District of California. Prior to attending law school, Amber worked for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
Amber is co-author of “Heightened Enforcement of Privacy and Securities Laws Creates New Compliance Challenges for Providers and Business Associates,” published in BNA’s Health Law Reporter (September 2009).
Amber earned her juris doctor cum laude from Southwestern Law School and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles where she majored in Psychology and History.
In her free time, Amber enjoys spending time with her family (mostly spent at her children’s various baseball, volleyball, and basketball games) and friends. She also loves watching college football and following anything UCLA sports related.
Amber is a member of the California bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central District of California.