Amanda, a member of the Constangy Cyber Team, focuses her practice on privacy and cybersecurity matters. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in U.S (CIPP/US) and European law (CIPP/E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Amanda advises clients across diverse sectors on security incident response by coordinating digital forensics and remediation, analyzing obligations under state, federal, and international data breach notification statutes, facilitating the fulfillment of consumer, contractual, and regulatory notification obligations, and responding to inquiries from government agencies, regulators, and the media.
Amanda provides compliance advice and guidance on the evolving state, federal, and international privacy regimes, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other data security and privacy laws and regulations. She also helps clients to draft and implement privacy compliance programs, including data subject request processes, internal and external-facing privacy and security policies, cross-border data transfer mechanisms, incident response plans, data processing agreements, and privacy and data security provisions in service agreements.
During law school, Amanda was an editor of the Minnesota Law Review, where she wrote on the intersection of artificial intelligence and the law. She has since published articles in academic journals on issues pertaining to international law, emerging technologies, and peace and security.
Amanda is very active in her local and legal community. She has provided pro bono legal services to asylum seekers and refugees and has been involved in international advocacy, conflict research, and reports advancing human rights, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law through her work with various human rights organizations. Amanda has also provided legal training on the laws of armed conflict/international humanitarian law as a volunteer instructor for the American Red Cross. She is a board member of World Without Genocide, where she has given numerous presentations on human rights issues, as well as The Raptor Center, where she has assisted with the rehabilitation of injured raptors.
Honors & Recognitions
- “North Star Lawyers,” Minnesota State Bar Association, 2017-2019
- Lee and Barbara D. Bearmon Award for Ethics and Professionalism, 2017
- University of Minnesota Human Rights Center Award for Outstanding Contribution
- First Place in the 2017 Clara Barton International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition
Professional & Civic Associations
- Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals
- Board Member, World Without Genocide
- Board Member, The Raptor Center
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) for United States law (US) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
- Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) for European law (E) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Pro Bono & Philanthropy
- The Advocates for Human Rights, Volunteer Attorney
- American Red Cross, Volunteer International Humanitarian Law Instructor
Blogs, Videos & Podcasts
- Constangy Cyber Advisor ,
University of Minnesota Law School
- J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
- Minnesota Law Review, Editor
- The Human Rights Litigation & International Advocacy Legal Clinic, Student Director
- Order of the Coif
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
- B.A., with honors, English - Writing & Rhetoric, Minor in Spanish, 2012
Bar & Court Admissions
- Minnesota, 2017