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University of South Carolina, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012, Order of the Coif; Symposium Editor, South Carolina Law Review, 2011-12

Roanoke College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2009


Amanda Pickens represents companies and executives involved in complex business disputes across the country. She has litigated in a variety of industries, including construction, health care, manufacturing and banking. Amanda's experience includes assisting clients involved in class actions, shareholder and partnership disputes, derivative actions, commercial lease disputes, employment matters, state court appeals and general business litigation. She also regularly counsels businesses and executives on how to efficiently resolve business disputes before litigation.

Amanda has assisted clients with complex electronic discovery issues, including identifying their own sources of electronically stored information and properly preserving responsive material. She has counseled clients on how to efficiently preserve, collect and review electronically stored information for pending litigation to minimize the costs associated with electronic discovery.

Honors & Awards

  • Business North Carolina, Legal Elite, business, 2017
  • Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Newcomer Award, 2015
  • Charlotte Agenda, Charlotte's 30 Under 30, 2016



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Professional Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Committee, Women in the Law Committee
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Law Day Committee
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Section
  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte, Board Member

Community Affiliations

  • Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, Board Member
  • Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals, Board Member
  • Roanoke College Charlotte Alumni Association, Board Member
  • The Junior League of Charlotte, Member
  • Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum, Member
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