Board of Visitors, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Member, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Board Member, North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, 2009-2011
Amanda focuses her practice on business litigation, business torts, contractual disputes, and employment law. She has experience arguing motions and drafting trial and appellate court briefs. Amanda also has jury trial experience examining lay and expert witnesses.
Amanda has worked for three federal judges. She served as a law clerk to Judge Barbara Milano Keenan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and to Chief Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. She also served as an intern to Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
In law school, Amanda served as president of the Women’s Law Caucus. She is a recipient of the Comment of the Year Award from the Catholic University Law Review and the Kathryn J. DuFour Scholarship for Leadership & Academic Achievement. As an undergraduate at Clemson, she earned department and general honors from the Calhoun Honors College, the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award, and the James C. Carlisle Scholarship for Achievement in Psychology.
Amanda served as an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where she has taught a class on judicial opinion writing. She currently serves as a member of the law school’s Board of Visitors.
Defense of national bank in mortgage-related disputes relating to the National Bank Act.
Representation of two radio stations in dispute involving breach of contract and tortious interference with contract.
Counsel to national grocery chain regarding employment policies and state and federal compliance.
Representation of national bank in misappropriation of trade secrets case.
Defense of national bank against Fair Credit Reporting Act claims.
Recipient, McGuireWoods Excellence Award 2012