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Amily A. Imbrogno



 Ami Imbrogno is a seasoned litigator who uses her ability to listen to and build relationships with clients in order to anticipate their needs and help them obtain the best results possible. She has experience representing both governmental and private entities in several industries, as well as individuals, in civil and criminal litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings, and advises those entities and individuals on best practices to reduce the risk of litigation. She has obtained judgment on the pleadings, summary judgment, and favorable verdicts on a variety of tort, employment, business, contractual, and Section 1983 matters, has obtained favorable rulings in appeals, and has successfully negotiated cost-saving or equitable settlements.

Ami is also experienced in advising Ohio municipalities, townships, and counties as to compliance with the Ohio and federal constitutions, the Ohio Revised Code and Administrative Code, and applicable labor and employment laws. She has assisted them with suggesting changes to and drafting ordinances, charters, and policies, and navigating the possibility of litigation when necessary.

Ami lives in Cleveland and enjoys CrossFit, travel, and spending time with her young nieces. 

Civic and Professional Involvement

  • Garfield Municipal Court Magistrate Intern Program 
  • 2020 Graduate, FDCC Ladder Down Cleveland 
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 
  • Defense Research Institute
    – Civil Rights & Government Liability Steering Committee, Vice Chair, Supreme Court Reporter


  • “Section 1983 Litigation and the Government’s Duty to Defend and Indemnify Public Officials and Employees” – Northeast Ohio Law Directors Association (June 2019)
  • “Employment Law Overview” – Independent Electrical Contractors of Northern Ohio (October 2017 & May 2018)
  • “Digital Evidence, Social Media, and Internet Issues” – Municipal Court CLE (2017)
  • “2016 OVI Update: Recent Fourth and Fifth Amendment Decisions” (2016)
  • “OVI Update: Important Recent Court Decisions” – Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (2015)
  • “OVI and Driving Under Suspension Update for Mayor’s Courts” – Association of Mayor’s Court Clerks of Ohio Fall Conference (2014)
  • Parks & Rec: Liabilities and Immunities for Public Recreation – Northeast Ohio Law Directors Association (July 2022)


  • “Response in Support: The Process for Writing a Reply Brief” – Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (2021) 
  • “SCOTUS Goes Digital: How the Third Party Doctrine Could Apply to Emerging Technology Under Carpenter v. United States” – Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (January 2018)
  • “The Changing Face of Gender Discrimination” – For the Defense, a publication of the Defense Research Institute (2016)
  • “Changing Roles: Transgender Law in Ohio” – Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal (2016)
  • “When Can a City Be Sued for Personal Injury?” – Law You Can Use – Ohio State Bar Association (2016)
  • “Ohio Driver’s License Suspensions and Reinstatement Handbook” – Contributor
  • “OVI Handbook” – Co-Authored
  • “Supreme Court clarifies standards for challenging firearms regulations, custodial interrogations, and death penalty methods under 42 USC § 1983” – Author

Bar Admissions

  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio


  • Cleveland State University – Cleveland Marshall College of Law (J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 2014)
    – Journal of Law and Health, Publications Editor – Outstanding Editor of the Year Award
    – CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Civil Procedure, HIPAA and Privacy, and First Amendment
    – Service-Before-Self Award, 2013
  • Malone University (B.A. Cum Laude, 2009)
    – Senior Class President
    – Debate team
    – White House Intern, Spring 2008