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Amanda Farfel is an Associate in the Trial Practice & Global Disputes practice group.  Amanda has broad experience litigating high-stakes matters at the trial and appellate courts, addressing issues including constitutional and statutory interpretation, agency regulations, antitrust laws, intellectual property rights, consumer protection laws, and employment and contract disputes across a range of industries, including, but not limited to, real estate, media and entertainment, financial services, and hospitality.

Amanda’s experience includes the development and implementation of litigation strategy at the trial, post-trial, and appellate levels.  Amanda has managed all aspects of litigation, including the drafting of pleadings and briefs, execution of fact and expert discovery, and preserving key rights and arguments for appeal.  Amanda’s extensive appellate practice includes researching and drafting briefs submitted to the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, California Supreme Court, and California Courts of Appeal.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Amanda served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Ernest M. Robles of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.  Amanda earned her J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School, where she was the executive senior editor of the Southern California Law Review, and received her B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University.

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Credentials

J.D., USC Gould School of Law

B.A., Georgetown University, cum laude

California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Ernest M. Robles, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California

Portuguese

Spanish

Credentials

J.D., USC Gould School of Law

B.A., Georgetown University, cum laude

California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Ferdinand F. Fernandez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Ernest M. Robles, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California

Portuguese

Spanish