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Biography

Amber considers her career to be one not just of an attorney but that of a professional problem solver. She examines problems from all angles and crafts solutions that are not only creative but that also help prevent other obstacles to her clients' successes. She practices in the areas of energy and general litigation and has experience in defending clients in land use, property rights, professional liability, and construction litigation matters. Amber's experience has covered many stages of the litigation process, including taking and defending depositions, drafting motions, appearing for hearings and mediation, preparing for trial, and writing appellate briefs. Amber understands that litigation is stressful for clients and she brings a calming, reassuring approach to help clients navigate the process. Clients appreciate Amber’s caring nature along with her willingness to zealously advocate on their behalf. 

After growing up in the Denver metro area, Amber fulfilled her dream of travel by living abroad and around the United States, including attending law school in West Virginia. She now lives in her home state of Colorado with her husband and children.  

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Order of the Coif
Editor-in-Chief, West Virginia Law Review, Volume 115

Key Experience

Defended oil and gas exploration and production company before the West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel in claims involving private nuisance and negligence relating to natural gas activities
Represented oil and gas company in top leasing quiet title action in North Dakota
Represented real estate agent in motion to dismiss in a professional liability matter brought by purchaser of undeveloped residential property

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Speaking Engagements

Andrew S. Graham, Allison J. Farrell, Lauren A. Williams, Amber M. Moore, One Stick in the Bundle: Characterizing Nonparticipating Royalty Interests Under West Virginia Law, 117 W. Va. L. Rev. 519 (2014)