Amanda’s practice focuses on the areas of labor, employment and education law. She has been involved in a variety of cases involving claims of discrimination brought before the Division of Human Rights and has litigated matters under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the ADEA, and the ADA. Amanda frequently assists school districts with nuanced student-related and board matters.
Prior to her work in New York, Amanda practiced labor and employment law at a New Jersey law firm where she coordinated complex litigation matters involving civil rights claims, employment issues, and discrimination claims. She began her legal career as a Law Clerk to New Jersey Superior Court Judge, the Honorable Patricia K. Costello. While in law school, Amanda interned for Broadcast Music Inc. in New York, as well as for the Honorable Dennis Cavanaugh, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Amanda was a Division I scholarship swimmer at Villanova University. During college, she interned for ESPN in New York City, where she was selected as one of 100 interns out of a pool of 25,000 applicants.
RECENT PUBLICATIONS + SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
- “Drinks with a Side of Sexy – Weight Discrimination, the LAD and Why “Borgata Babes” Are More Than Just Cocktail Waitresses,” New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, February 2014.
- Capital Region BOCES Harris Beach Education Law Seminar, Transgender Student Issues, March 8, 2017
- Rockland County BOCES Harris Beach Education Law Seminar, Transgender Student Issues, May 23, 2017