Amanda Nitto Named One of Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women



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Aug. 5, 2021

Robinson Bradshaw litigator Amanda Pickens Nitto was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women by The Mecklenburg Times for 2021. Honorees are chosen for influence and leadership in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community.

As an experienced litigator at Robinson Bradshaw, Nitto advises clients involved in bet-the-company litigation, class actions, complex business disputes, complicated employment disputes, and shareholder and partnership governance issues. She co-chairs Robinson Bradshaw’s Recruiting Committee and has also served on the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.

Nitto is an active leader in the Charlotte community. She is on the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s board of trustees and previously served on the Alliance’s Executive Committee and chaired the organization’s Young Professionals board. A strong believer in equitable access to high-quality early childhood education and care, Nitto is a member of the Smart Start of Mecklenburg County board of directors, and she chairs the MECK Pre-K Committee. In addition, Nitto served on Charlotte Bilingual Preschool’s board of directors, and she is a member of Women’s Impact Fund.

Within the legal industry, she has served on several Mecklenburg County Bar committees, including the Pro Bono & Legal Recruitment Committee and the Law Day Committee, and she was a member of the Bar Leadership Institute class of 2018. Nitto was also a board member and Membership Committee co-chair of the Women Lawyers of Charlotte.

Nitto earned her law degree magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina as a member of Order of the Coif. She received her bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Roanoke College.

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