Amanda advises local, national and international clients, working with them to find practical solutions to business problems. She has substantial experience negotiating and managing contracts required for the ongoing business operations of the clients with whom she works. Amanda also counsels companies through mergers and acquisitions and in beginning new business ventures, including drafting complex shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements and operating agreements.
Throughout Amanda’s career she has been seconded with multiple clients, including a multinational privately held company; a major aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility; and an engine maintenance and overhaul facility. These “in-house” experiences give Amanda a unique insight into the everyday realties that her clients face.
Amanda also devotes a significant portion of her practice representing entities in the commercial airline and business aviation industries. She has assisted clients in these industries with subsidiary and asset disposition, acquisition of assets and development of form agreements to streamline day-to-day operations. Amanda has served as special counsel in providing lex situs opinions for foreign lenders in connection with aircraft acquisition, disposition and financing transactions. Clients also seek her advice on regulatory matters both with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT).
As a member of Husch Blackwell’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) group, Amanda counsels clients on lawful commercial use of UAS and closely monitors the development of the framework for UAS. Her work with manufacturers and operators in the aviation industry that have implemented new technologies gives her insight into the challenges and opportunities that clients might face.