Amanda Lawrence has successfully represented financial institutions in matters involving federal and state enforcement agency investigations and litigation, private civil and class actions, regulatory examinations, and corporate internal investigations.
As a Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Buckley Sandler LLP, her work focuses on civil and complex litigation and assisting clients in matters before the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), federal and state bank regulators, and state attorneys general.
Her work includes cases involving unfair, deceptive, and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP), securities fraud, the Fair Housing Act (FHA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Civil Rights Act, and unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes. In addition, Ms. Lawrence counsels clients on risk management strategies and compliance with various federal and state laws and regulations affecting the financial services industry.
Ms. Lawrence is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and has an active pro bono practice. She was recently named a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, and is the former Chair of the Women Litigator’s Committee of the D.C. Bar.
Prior to joining Buckley Sandler, Ms. Lawrence was an Associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. She received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University and her B.A. from Rhodes College.
- J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 2003 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
- B.A., Rhodes College, 2000
Rate : $$$$