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Amber L. Wright

Amber Wright is the managing partner at Powers & Santola, LLP. She has dedicated her life to helping people with life-threatening conditions and injuries. Amber has held national certificates and registrations in Cardiac-Intervention Radiology and Radiology for nearly twenty years. A native of Upstate New York, Amber was a radiologic technologist in top cardiac catheterization labs in Colorado and Florida before moving to Albany.


Albany, New York


Learn More About Amber

After having children, Amber chose to use her medical training and experience differently. She enrolled in Albany Law School, graduating magna cum laude.  Amber received the Selma Mintz Memorial Prize, awarded to a student who graduated with honors while raising a family.

Amber immediately put her legal education and medical experience to work fighting for people who had been severely injured.  Her extensive background in medicine gives her a unique perspective and expertise in all personal injury matters, but most importantly in medical malpractice cases.

Amber has helped secure millions of dollars for clients and their families through her hard work and dedication to ensuring her clients get quick results.  Whether working on mediation, settlement or taking your case through to trial, Amber will communicate with you at every step of the litigation.  Each of Amber’s clients knows she truly cares about them and will get the absolute best result possible. Amber’s clients quickly learn she will work tirelessly to assist them in seeking justice and adjusting to life after suffering a serious injury or losing a loved one.  Her kindness and attention to detail guide her practice of law.

Important Information

Amber is actively involved in the legal profession as a member of the: New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers Associate Board; Capital District Women’s Bar Association (CDWBA), a Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York; Capital District Trial Lawyers Association; New York State Bar Association; and the American Association for Justice. The Appellate Division Third Department appointed her to serve as a member of the Committee on Character and Fitness for the Third Judicial District. The Committee is charged with evaluating the character and fitness of applicants for admission to the bar in New York State.

Her love of adventure and the great outdoors have taken Amber and her family around the world. When you work with Amber, make sure to ask about her travels; she will be happy to share her stories with you!

Areas of Practice

  • Hospital Malpractice – Plaintiffs
  • Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs
  • Serious or Catastrophic Personal Injury – Plaintiffs
  • Products Liability – Plaintiffs
  • Premises Liability – Plaintiffs
  • Construction/Workplace Accidents – Plaintiffs
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents – Plaintiffs


  • Albany Law School, Union University – J.D. (magna cum laude)
  • Regis University – B.S. (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2014
Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyers top 10
AVVO rating 10.0 superb
The National Trail Lawyers
Best Lawyers Best Law firms in 2023
Top Verdict and Settlement 2017
Multi-Millionaire Dollar Advocate Firm

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