Biography

Amanda uses her passion for environmental law and leverages her prior experiences to develop compelling arguments and equitable resolutions for clients’ best interests.

Amanda’s practice focuses on a diverse mix of environmental regulatory law and litigation. She helps clients navigate issues arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and Endangered Species Act (ESA). She also has experience working with environmental justice, extended producer responsibility (EPR), and climate change matters.

Prior to joining Beveridge & Diamond as a summer associate in 2021, Amanda externed 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. Amanda also worked in the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, assisting clients with appeals and advocating as amici at the United States Supreme Court.

Education

  • 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

Publications

  • 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).