Amanda maintains a robust litigation and compliance practice and helps clients navigate international environmental laws and regulations, focused on e-waste, plastics, and extended producer responsibility.
Amanda’s practice focuses on a diverse mix of environmental regulatory law and litigation. Amanda works on several litigation teams defending waste and recycling companies in state and federal environmental, class action, and toxic tort litigation. Amanda also helps clients navigate compliance issues, ranging from the initial stages of permitting to enforcement under the Clean Air Act (CAA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Amanda is also involved in the firm’s international environmental practice, helping clients meet environmental regulatory requirements for products, plastics, and e-waste on an international and country-by-country basis. She helps advise clients on extended producer responsibility and circular economy laws worldwide.
Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond as a summer associate in 2021, Amanda worked as a Law Clerk for the Natural Resources Section at the U.S. Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division. In law school, Amanda was president of Wake Forest University School of Law’s Environmental Law Society and worked in the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, assisting clients with appeals and advocating as amici at the United States Supreme Court.
- University of Florida (B.A., magna cum laude, 2019)
- Political Science Major
- Sustainability Studies Minor
- Wake Forest University (J.D., 2022)
- Wake Forest Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic
- Journal of Law & Policy
- Moving From Property to Personhood: Hippos as Plaintiffs in U.S. Federal Court, DeNovo Blog, Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy (Mar. 3, 2022), https://wfulawpolicyjournal.com/2022/03/14/moving-from-property-to-personhood-hippos-as-plaintiffs-in-u-s-federal-court/.
- Plastic Pollution Litigation, Natural Resources & Environment, Summer 2021 at 41 (Coauthored with Sarah J. Morath and Samantha Hamilton).