A former Ninth Circuit clerk, Amanda McDowell specializes in white collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation.
Amanda represents companies and individuals in connection with criminal and civil enforcement actions. She also represents clients in complex commercial litigation and appeals. Prior to joining Orrick, Amanda served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Tallman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Amanda was also formerly a professional tennis player and competed in tournaments around the world.