Amanda graduated manga cum laude from the University of California San Diego and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She continued her strong academic record at the University of San Diego School of Law, graduating magma cum laude and ninth in her class in 2012. She was also a member of the San Diego Law Review.
During law school, Amanda held several prestigious positions: intern for the United States Attorney's Office-Civil Division, extern for Justice Richard D. Hoffman of the California Court of Appeal, extern for Judge Jeffrey T. Miller of the United States District Court, and intern for the California Attorney General's Office.
Before joining Syverson, Lesowitz & Gebelin, Amanda worked as an attorney for Raines Feldman LLP.