ABOUT THE FIRM
Unique. Focused. Approachable.
Zupancic Albin Law specializes in representing health care providers and and small business owners and entrepreneurs. Led by one of the few nurse attorneys in the nation, Amber Zupancic-Albin is passionate about representing the industry she knows inside and out.
Amber began her career as a critical care and cardiac nurse here in the Pacific Northwest. After several years of clinical work, Amber became fascinated with the relationship between medicine and the law and pursued her law degree. Amber has had the privilege of advocating for the people she worked next to on those long, tough days in the hospital.
Zupancic Albin Law is a "one stop shop" for health care clients. Amber regularly advises clients in a wide array of areas, from complex healthcare regulatory issues and risk management to defending providers before their licensing board. Amber is also an experienced business law attorney and litigator who can navigate all phases of litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
Amber is also passionate about small business and helping aspiring entrepreneurs or established entrepreneurs with their small business needs. She especially loves advocating for women in business.
Amber analyzes each case with a unique perspective and thoughtful approach. She thinks first and acts second. Whether in the boardroom or the courtroom, Amber dedicates her practice to finding effective and creative solutions for her clients.
Licensed since 2009, Amber has obtained extensive experience as a health care lawyer. She clerked for the Attorney General's Office Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse, worked for one of the largest medical malpractice law firms in Portland and other very well-respected law firms in the Portland area. She also worked in-house at OHSU in their professional liability department, performing risk management, contracting and negotiating high exposure medical malpractice claims.
Johns Hopkins University, BSN '01
California Western School of Law, JD '08
Admitted in Oregon and Washington
Oregon State Bar Health Law Section; Executive Committee Member
Oregon Women Lawyers ("OWLs")
American Association of Nurse Attorneys
Oregon Society for Healthcare Risk Management
Executive Committee Member, American Heart Association
Pro Bono Board Member and Counsel for Surg+Restore, a 501(c)3 charitable organization that recruits and trains medical personnel to perform plastic and reconstructive surgery and serve burn unit patients in Sierra Leone.
Outside of Work
Amber is the proud mother of three girls, outnumbering her husband by a long shot. In her spare time, she loves being with her family, running, yoga-ing, gardening, traveling and enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Amber is also the author of a children’s book and hopes to author more.