Amy Houck Elco

Cooper Levenson, Attorneys at Law
1125 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City,  
United States


Amy Houck Elco is a partner in the firm’s Education Law Practice Group and is based primarily in the Atlantic City office. Amy serves as the lead attorney for numerous New Jersey school clients.

Amy provides educators with continued support, training on new laws and requirements and developing policies and procedures together as a team. She equips school districts with effective, proactive measures to identify and resolve many potential issues before they reach litigation. Amy is always available to provide prompt assistance to school administrators and board members, one of the keys to her success. Amy was recently named to the New Jersey Super Lawyer’s Rising Star list in the area of school law. Amy recently authored an article for the New Jersey School Board Association’s Monthly Magazine School Leader entitled “It Didn’t Happen In School, But…Can We Discipline?” and previously co-authored an article entitled “Border Lines” regarding school residency issues.

Amy is an Adjunct Professor, teaching school law, for the Graduate Program at Stockton University. She also is a faculty member for the Southern Regional Institute and Educational Technology Training Center at Stockton University. She teaches the school law leadership program, transgender rights, social media and harassment, intimidation and bullying seminars. Amy also teaches personnel and labor relations and negotiations for new business administrators for the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials program.

Amy has volunteered and provided pro bono work for area schools, education associations and other non-profit organizations. She is an active member in many civic and charitable organizations.

Amy is a graduate of Stockton University with a B.A. in Communications, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with a J.D. and a Certificate in Health Law.

Amy is admitted to practice in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.


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