To book a mediation with Amanda Music, please call ADR Case Manager Meghan Lettington at (949) 760-5288 or write to her using the form below.
In May 2023, Amanda joined Judge Phillips’ ADR practice after a long, successful career in the insurance industry. Amanda brings more than twenty years of experience and strong industry relationships to her role as Mediator, Insurance Liaison, and Insurance Coverage Litigation Settlement Strategist.
After graduating number one in her law school class at University of Toledo College of Law, Amanda began her legal career in private practice. She represented domestic and Bermuda insurance companies before moving in- house to join the claims team of a large, international insurer specializing in directors’ and officers’ liability, professional liability, and other specialty liability lines of business. Amanda ultimately advanced to the position of Vice President, overseeing, and directly handling, claims against financial firms and commercial entities of all sizes, from small, family-owned enterprises to Fortune 500 clients and large private equity firms. In that role, Amanda was involved in many high-profile litigation matters. She has been an active participant in hundreds of mediations and resolved hundreds of claims and coverage disputes through direct party-to-party negotiations.
Amanda brings to Phillips ADR specialized knowledge in securities litigation, Delaware derivative and corporate governance-related litigation, corporate bankruptcy/ adversary litigation, insurance coverage litigation and arbitration, and complex settlements, along with excellent communication skills and a tireless work ethic. As a senior insurance executive, she regularly collaborated on litigation management and settlement strategy with defense firms nationwide and built lasting relationships with major financial lines insurance brokers and policyholder counsel. She has been a frequent speaker at Professional Liability Underwriting Society and ARIAS U.S. events and insurance broker conferences.
Amanda was born and raised in upstate New York. She received a BA in International Relations from the University of Toledo, where she was a full-tuition National Merit scholarship recipient. She currently lives in West Hartford, Connecticut with her daughter and son.