Amber Coisman

Coisman, Amber Senior Counsel

Coisman, Amber Senior Counsel

Practice Focus

Amber Coisman is senior counsel in Tressler's Chicago office. Amber concentrates her practice in the area of insurance coverage. She represents insurers in coverage actions in state and federal courts across the country at both the trial and appellate levels. Amber acts as coverage and litigation coverage counsel in disputes involving commercial general liability coverage, first-party property coverage, professional liability coverage, including directors and officers' liability, errors and omissions liability, employment practices liability and bad faith claims. Amber also has experience with the Bermuda insurance market. 

Additionally, Amber advises her clients in pre-litigation coverage analysis and strategy. She regularly advises clients on coverage analysis and policy interpretation, claims handling and resolution, case valuation and settlement.

Amber earned her bachelor’s degree, with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree from Boston University School of Law.

News

Presentations

"Bad Faith & Extra-Contractual Damages," Webinar, 2022

"Illinois Bad Faith," Webinar, 2021

Presenter – "Autonomous Vehicles and Insurance Implications," Wisconsin Defense Counsel Winter Conference, 2018 

Moderator – "Preserving Coverage Defenses: Key Considerations For Insurers and Their Attorneys When Evaluating the Duty to Defend," ABA TIPS Winter Conference, 2015

Presenter – "Excess to Primary: You’re Not Exhausted, You’re Just Tired," ABA TIPS Winter Conference, 2014

Presenter – "Insurance Law Update," IDC Spring Defense Tactics Seminar, 2009

Community Involvement

  • Greater Green Bay Boys & Girls Club, Board Member (2018-2019) 
  • Lawyers In the Classroom, Instructor (2012-2015)
  • LaGrange Legal Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney (2011-2015)
  • Women Employed, Advocacy Council (2013-2015)
  • Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Friends First Mentor (2013-2015) 
  • Boston University School of Law, 1L Mentor (2012-2014)