Amanda Schreiber is a member of the firm’s Health + Benefits Litigation Team, focusing her practice on claims and litigation related to health insurance, disability insurance, and life insurance coverage with an emphasis on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). She has experience litigating matters in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration proceedings across the country.
Health Care Litigation
Ms. Schreiber represents leading insurers, managed care organizations, and healthcare providers in all aspects of health care pre-litigation and litigation, providing cost effective legal advice and recommendations for action to clients. She has experience handling a range of health care related disputes, including disputes involving ERISA preemption, payor/provider contract disputes, nonparticipating provider reimbursement claims, “usual and customary” rates for reimbursement, medical necessity coverage determinations, fraudulent billing by health care providers, prompt pay statutes, balance billing laws, and claims alleging violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and the Mental Health Parity Act (MHPA).
While at Robinson+Cole, Ms. Schreiber participated in a secondment at a leading insurance company handling health care and ERISA litigation. This experience, serving in the role of corporate counsel, gives her special insight in assisting her insurance company clients.
Ms. Schreiber contributes to the firm’s ERISA Claim Defense Blog, a platform that offers commentary and insight on administration, evaluation, and litigation of group benefits claims, as well as other compliance and litigation issues involving ERISA. She also contributes to the firm’s Data Privacy + Security Insider publication.
Life, AD&D, and Disability Litigation
Ms. Schreiber also has experience defending individual and group benefits claim disputes on behalf of life, disability, and AD&D insurers. She has advised and defended clients on complex policy coverage matters on the individual and group product markets, and litigated cases regarding policy rescission, application misrepresentation, interpleader actions, agent misconduct, deceptive sales practices, and fraud and overpayment claims.
Ms. Schreiber has devoted significant time to the representation of pro bono clients. She participates in the firm’s Domestic Violence Restraining Order Program, which provides free legal services to family violence victims. Her efforts with the program led to her being selected as Robinson+Cole’s Pro Bono Service Award Recipient.
Prior to joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Schreiber was an internal auditor for the State of Connecticut’s Judicial Branch. As an auditor she conducted financial and operational audits to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the Branch's risk management, control, and governance process.