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Amanda focuses her defense litigation practice in the areas of premises liability, negligent security, construction litigation, and transportation. A large part of her practice involves maritime and admiralty law. Yacht and vessel owners rely on her experience with purchase and sale transactions, pre-purchase surveys, registration and documentation, vessel insurance and other matters to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Amanda contributes to the firm’s Southwest Florida Business and IP Blog. Her articles include:

Amanda is fluent in both English and Spanish. She is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Amanda has received much recognition throughout her career including being named a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated for her work in admiralty and maritime law (2019, 2021-2023); a “Rising Star” (2011, 2014-2017) and a Florida Super Lawyer (2023) by Florida Super Lawyers, a “Top Up & Comer” by the South Florida Legal Guide (2014-2017), and a “Best Up and Coming” attorney by Florida Trend Legal Elite (2008).

During college, Amanda was an active member of Phi Alpha Delta, pre-law fraternity, and was a member of the Varsity Crew. She went on to the University of Miami School of Law where she worked with the UM Athletic Department as well as the Miami Dolphins Legal Department.

Professional and Civic Affiliations

Amanda is a volunteer with the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, Teen Court of Lee County, and the Lexington Middle School Advisory Council. She is also on the executive committee for the Stetson University Alumni Board and an active member of Stetson University Rowing Alumni “Connections,” University of Miami Hurricane Club, Lee County Bar Association, and the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association.

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