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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 Nitto is a trusted legal adviser and an experienced class action litigator. Her experience includes defending class actions involving college admissions standards, student-athletes challenging the validity of NCAA rules, union workers demanding health care benefits, store managers challenging pay and promotion decisions, and shareholders attempting to block bank mergers.   

Companies and executives involved in complex business disputes trust Amanda. She advises clients involved in bet-the-company litigation, complicated employment disputes, shareholder and partnership governance issues, derivative actions and securities litigation. Licensed in both North Carolina and South Carolina, Amanda regularly advises clients in state and federal courts of both states, including the North Carolina Business Court.

Amanda is also an expert in managing the massive e-discovery burdens of big cases. She has counseled clients on how to preserve, collect and analyze e-discovery to minimize cost and save time.

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Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Law Day Committee, 2015-17; Pro Bono & Legal Recruitment Committee, 2018-present; Business Court CLE, 2023-present
  • Women Lawyers of Charlotte, Board Member; Membership Committee, Co-Chair, 2016-18
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Circuit Representative, 2016-18
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2018

Community Affiliations

  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, Board of Trustees; Executive Committee, 2019
  • Charlotte Regional Business Alliance Young Professionals, Board of Directors, 2016-19; Chair 2018-19; Vice Chair 2017-18
  • Smart Start, Mecklenburg Partnership for Children, Board of Directors, 2019-present; Vice Chair, 2023-present; MECK Pre-K Committee Chair, 2020-present
  • Women's Impact Fund, Education Grants Committee, Communications Committee
  • Women Executives, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2023-present
  • Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, Board of Directors, 2013-18; HR Committee, Chair, 2015-18; Executive Committee, 2015-18
  • Roanoke College Charlotte Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2014-22; Vice Chair, 2016-17
  • First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, Willard Endowment Committee
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