Amanda MacDonald

Employment Law Career Associate

Wheeling, W.V. (GOC)

Amanda is a member of Orrick’s Employment Law Group. Her practice focuses on a wide variety of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under federal and state laws; wage and hour claims; trade secrets and unfair competition; and matters involving non-competition and non-solicitation clauses.

Amanda also counsels employers regarding employee handbooks; various employment policies, including leave, confidentiality, and social media policies; and employment separation agreements.

Prior to joining Orrick, she worked as a Litigation Associate for Holland & Knight, LLP in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she practiced primarily commercial litigation.  Most recently, Amanda worked for Clark Hill, PLC in Pittsburgh as a labor and employment lawyer.

Amanda graduated from law school summa cum laude and was a member of her school’s law review and a Jessup moot court competitor. While in law school, she earned several CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for being the highest scoring student in many of her law school classes and was awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence in 2012.

Amanda is an avid runner. She has completed two half-marathons and hopes to run a full marathon in the near future.