Amanda E. Seitz

Associate

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  • JD, The University of Chicago Law School, 2017
  • BA (History & Secondary Education), magna cum laude, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2014; Phi Kappa Phi, Dean’s List

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2017

Amanda E. Seitz

Associate

Amanda Seitz joined Ropes & Gray's Chicago office in 2017 as an associate in the litigation and enforcement practice, where she represents clients in an array of government enforcement matters and complex commercial disputes. Amanda also maintains an active pro bono practice, which includes representing a group of juveniles in a detention facility seeking injunctive relief for various violations of their constitutional rights and working with clients on their asylum matters.

During law school, Amanda served on the board of the Chicago Law Foundation, a student-directed, not-for-profit group that awards grants to law students who devote their summers to working in the public interest. Amanda worked as a legal intern with the St. Louis County Counselor's Office. Prior to law school, Amanda interned at the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago.

Experience

  • Assisting private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption, sanctions, and money-laundering risks related to various transactions and investments.
  • Representing a global company in connection with an anti-corruption and sanctions focused risk assessment.
  • Representing several mutual fund investment advisers against claims of excessive fees under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.
  • Assisting in conducting an internal investigation for a global oil and gas company regarding potential FCPA violations.
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