June 6, 2020

Amanda Norris Ames

Amanda is a trial attorney in Washington, D.C. and Charlottesville, Virginia, where she focuses her practice on antitrust law, financial services litigation, and complex civil litigation.

Amanda has represented financial institutions in foreclosure consumer finance litigation, mortgage lending matters, Truth in Lending Act claims, RESPA claims, financial services litigation, bankruptcy claims, and related matters in state and federal courts in Virginia and DC.  Her experience also includes litigating complex tax and bankruptcy issues, business disputes, and criminal matters in federal and state courts.  Amanda has helped clients through all stages of litigation, including initial case assessment and strategy, brief writing, electronic discovery, motions hearings, depositions, trial, and appeals. 

Amanda also focuses on counseling clients with antitrust and distribution issues, including developing strategies for avoiding antitrust and distribution problems, navigating antitrust issues in mergers and acquisitions, and complying with state and federal antitrust, franchise, and distribution laws. Prior to entering private practice, Amanda worked as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she handled numerous depositions, hearings, and trials in the federal district and bankruptcy courts throughout the Southeast. Her unique background also includes working as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Domestic Violence Section of the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia and at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Amanda Norris Ames