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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 Nitto 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
  • Walmart and Charlotte Hornets, Community Playmaker, 2017



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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; Membership Committee, Co-Chair
  • South Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Circuit Representative
  • Mecklenburg County Bar, Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2018

Community Affiliations

  • Charlotte Bilingual Preschool, Board of Directors, 2013-present; HR Committee, Chair, 2015-present; Executive Committee, 2015-present
  • Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals, Board of Directors, 2016-present; Vice Chair, 2017-present
  • Roanoke College Charlotte Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 2014-present; Vice Chair, 2016-present
  • Young Affiliates of the Mint Museum, Member
  • Women's Impact Fund, Member
  • First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, Willard Endowment Committee
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