Amanda L. Thatcher

Amanda L. Thatcher

Associate
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602.262.0848 office
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Amanda L. Thatcher represents clients in federal and state courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, in a wide variety of litigation matters.  Amanda has a diverse commercial practice representing business entities in commercial disputes, products liability, personal injury and wrongful death negligence cases, business torts, real estate matters, and ERISA and non-ERISA first-party insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.  She also provides advice and representation to religious institutions regarding constitutional issues.

Before joining the firm, Amanda was a law clerk for the Honorable Patricia K. Norris at the Arizona Court of Appeals.  Prior to attending law school, she worked as a legal assistant for solo practitioners and in the legal and compliance departments for a nationwide mortgage company. 

Article

  • Co-Author, "State Q&A, Statutes of Limitation: Arizona," PracticalLaw.com, November 2014
  • Author, "State v. Rudy B.: Denying Youthful Offenders the Benefit of Apprendi's Bright-Line Rule Before Adult Sentencing," New Mexico Law Review, 2013

Newsletter

Distinctions

  • Second Judicial District Pro Bono Committee - Student Liaison
  • New Mexico Law Review - Manuscript Editor
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals - Extern for Honorable Jonathan B. Sutin
  • Honors in Clinical Law Award, 2013
  • Corporate and Business Law Excellence Award, 2013

Other Info

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, University of New Mexico School of Law, 2013
M.B.A., University of New Mexico, 2013
B.A., magna cum laude, California State University, Fullerton, 2010

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2013
Colorado, 2015
New Mexico, 2016

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Clerkships

Arizona Court of Appeals