Amanda Barkin is an associate in the Litigation Group.
Amanda represents a variety of clients including individual creators, politicians, executives, corporations, hedge funds, and family offices in federal and state courts and in arbitrations. She regularly takes and defends depositions, handles criminal appeals, and navigates government investigations to achieve the best results for her clients. She has won motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, Daubert motions, and motions in limine. Her substantive experience includes copyright and trademark, employment, criminal law, constitutional law, securities, defamation, antitrust, bankruptcy, and class action law. Amanda maintains an active pro bono practice which has included work for the Innocence Project, Justice for Greenwood, and Sanctuary for Families.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Amanda served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Colleen McMahon, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Before that Amanda was an associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel, LLP, where she was also a summer associate. Amanda is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and in the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the Northern District of New York.
Columbia Law School (J.D.)
University of Maryland, College Park (B.A.)