How Amanda Helps Clients
Amanda focuses her practice on commercial litigation. As a 2016 Summer Associate in Buchanan’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices, she conducted legal research, drafted pleadings and legal memoranda, assisted with discovery, engaged in client meetings and attended court hearings.
Amanda began her legal career in 2008 as a paralegal assisting Fortune 500 companies on various biopharmaceutical patent litigation and employment litigation matters. She has also provided legal support on antitrust, consumer protection and mass torts cases.
Prior to joining the firm, Amanda was a summer legal intern at NextEra Energy, Inc. in the Office of the Corporate Secretary. While there, she researched and analyzed a wide array of corporate governance issues.
Amanda attended the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. She served as an Articles & Comments Editor for the University of Miami Business Law Review and her Comment was selected for publication. She was also a member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board.
What Clients Can Expect
Clients working with Amanda can expect an eager attitude, strong attention to detail and a diligent work ethic.
Outside the Office
Amanda was raised in Puyallup, Washington and has lived on the East Coast since 2004. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ajit, and their cat, Bourbon. She enjoys traveling, reading and running. She is an avid sports fan and enjoys watching football, baseball, soccer and hockey.
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2017, cum laude
Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, Paralegal Certificate, 2008
Georgetown University, B.A., 2008, Sociology & Women's and Gender Studies
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Broward County Women Lawyers' Association
Federal Bar Association
Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program, Interviewer