Amanda brings fourteen years of experience to her civil litigation defense practice which is focused in the areas of health care, construction, insurance and trucking and transportation.  She  has in-depth knowledge of the litigation process from start to finish, advising clients how best to navigate the process while mitigating risk.

Experience Highlights

(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)

Obtained summary judgment for a surgeon from testimony elicited at plaintiff’s deposition based on the discovery rule and the expiration of the statute of limitations.

Mounted a strong summary judgment application in a breast cancer case, resulting in a reduction in the plaintiff’s demand from $1,000,000 to less than $50,000.

Guided delivering obstetrics providers through deposition and obtained discontinuances on their behalf despite evidence of a shoulder dystocia in the infant plaintiff. (New York)

Obtained discontinuances on behalf of a radiologist, a hospitalist, and an emergency medicine physician after submitting expert review in support of a summary judgment motion establishing no departures in the standard of care or causal links between the health care providers’ care and the plaintiff’s injuries. (New York)

“I enjoy weaving together a case’s pleadings, discovery, and testimony for a coherent narrative that allows my clients to best assess their options. ”

More About Amanda

Education & Admissions

University of Maryland School of Law, JD 2005
Hamilton College, NY, BA 2002

North Carolina 2019
New York 2012
District of Columbia (inactive)
Maryland 2005

Professional Affiliations

North Carolina Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Wake County Bar Association/Tenth Judicial District Bar

NC Association of Defense Attorneys

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Speaking & Publications

Featured co-speaker, “Strategic Considerations and Best Practices for Defending Against Multiparty Defect Claims” – Construction Section of North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA) 2023 Fall Seminar


Honors & Awards

Legal Elite 2023 – Litigation
Business North Carolina magazine