Amanda E. Fein

Partner

New York
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Overview

Amanda Fein is an experienced litigator who focuses on complex litigation matters. She has experience in all aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, motion practice, oral argument, fact and expert discovery, trial preparation and appellate briefing, with significant experience in witness depositions and preparation. She approaches her work with a collaborative mindset, building on the skills of those around her to achieve the strongest results for clients.

Amanda is a member of the Mentorship Committee for the New York Office, and serves as a mentor to attorneys through the firm’s mentorship program and through the New Parent Outreach Program.

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  • Currently a member of the BakerHostetler legal team that serves as Counsel to the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, working on the global investigation and litigations of the largest financial fraud in history.
  • Member of a team that represented a client during intellectual property litigation in the Southern District of New York. Performed drafting tasks throughout the case and assisted with trial preparation, particularly the preparation of witnesses and documentary evidence.
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Experience

  • Currently a member of the BakerHostetler legal team that serves as Counsel to the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, working on the global investigation and litigations of the largest financial fraud in history.
  • Member of a team that represented a client during intellectual property litigation in the Southern District of New York. Performed drafting tasks throughout the case and assisted with trial preparation, particularly the preparation of witnesses and documentary evidence.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2013 to 2017)

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

News

News

Press Releases

Community

  • Legal Aid Society's Associates' Campaign 
  • New York City Bar Choir

Pro Bono

  • Represented a man from West Africa subject to deportation and obtained withholding of removal and work status for the client, allowing him to be reunited with his family here in the United States. Worked on a personal statement with the client and conducted direct examination of the lead witness, his wife, at an immigration hearing.
  • Represented a Russian national seeking political asylum because of sexual orientation; asylum was granted.
  • Represented a family of Egyptian nationals in connection with immigration proceedings, securing the family's residence in the United States due to humanitarian concerns.

Industries

Prior Positions

  • Center for Advice on Individual Rights in Europe (London): Fellow (2008)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, Civil Enforcement Section: Law Intern (2007)

Admissions

  • New York, 2010

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2008
  • B.A., Public Policy Analysis, Pomona College, 2004