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.
- 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
- 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