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A commercial litigator, Amanda enjoys fitting the puzzle pieces together for clients facing complex disputes.

Amanda represents clients at all phases of litigation at the state, federal and appellate court levels. She guides clients from initial investigation and strategy through motions, briefs, pleadings, discovery, arbitration, trial and – when necessary – appeal. Appreciated for her clear communication, Amanda works closely with clients to ensure that individual business goals intersect with legal strategy and that clients understand every step of the process as she streamlines remedies regarding:

  • Business disputes
  • Breach of warranty
  • Breach of contract
  • Product liability
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Construction disputes

Before joining the firm, Amanda worked in the non-profit sector, providing both direct services and overseeing licensing issues at a foster care agency. She is deeply motivated by helping others, and brings this inherent drive to each case and every client.

Dedicated to
pro bono service.
Dedicated to
pro bono service.



  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law
    • With High Distinction
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Advanced Legal Research and Clinical Practice- Entrepreneurship Clinic
    • Koley Jessen Entrepreneurship Award
  • B.A.S., Northern Arizona University
    • Public Administration
  • A.A.S., Phoenix College
    • Paralegal Studies


  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Women’s Law Caucus, Auction Chair, 2017-2018; President, 2018-2019


  • The Hon. Cheryl Zwart, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • Attained dismissal of lawsuit brought in U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska, against large Nebraska manufacturing plant alleging age discrimination claims.
  • Obtained motion to dismiss in U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, on behalf of one of nation's largest ethanol producers, dismissing our client from trade secrets misappropriation lawsuit after presenting unrebutted evidence proving a lack of personal jurisdiction. Court found arguments persuasive, indicating "Plaintiff has done little other than show that some subsidiaries do some business in the state, which courts have repeatedly affirmed is not enough." Dismissal allowed our client to avoid significant additional time, effort and expense associated with a lengthy discovery process.
  • Conducted research and analyzed federal and state law for various civil and criminal matters in federal court including, but not limited to, motions to suppress evidence, motions for summary judgment and motions in limine.
  • Drafted orders, findings and recommendations on a variety of civil and criminal issues, including matters implicating the U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and various other state and federal laws.
  • Assisted with in-camera review of potentially privileged and/or confidential documents.
Outside the Office

Amanda and her family are amusement park enthusiasts.

Amanda, her husband and three kids enjoy weekend trips to nearby amusements parks, as well as longer adventures to Disney World and Universal Studios. Their annual family vacations have also taken them on a cruise to the Bahamas. Amanda enjoys reading, podcasts and musicals – “Hamilton” is a favorite.

Community Leadership
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
  • Lancaster County Election Volunteer
  • Project Wishlist
  • Lincoln Paint-a-Thon
  • Community Legal Education Project (CLEP), Constitutional Law Teacher

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