Amanda F. Lawrence is a partner in the firm's Connecticut office. Ms. Lawrence is a graduate of Dartmouth College (B.A., cum laude, 1998) and Yale Law School (J.D., 2002). During law school, Ms. Lawrence worked for large firms in Washington, D.C., New York, and Cleveland. After graduating from Yale, she worked in-house at a tax lien securitization company and for several years at a large Hartford-based law firm.
At Scott+Scott, Ms. Lawrence is actively is engaged in the firm's complex securities, corporate governance, consumer, and antitrust litigation. She has worked on several cases that have resulted in substantial settlements including: In re Aetna UCR Rates Litigation, MDL No. 2020 (D.N.J.) ($120 million settlement pending); Rubenstein v. Oilsands Quest Inc., No. 11-1288 (S.D.N.Y.) (securities settlement of $10.235 million); Boilermakers National Annuity Trust Fund v. WaMu Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, No. 09-cv-00037 (W.D. Wash.) ($26 million securities class action settlement); and In re TETRA Technologies, Inc. Securities Litig., No. 4:07-cv-00965 (S.D. Tex.) ($8.25 million securities class action settlement).
Ms. Lawrence has taught Trial Practice at the University of Connecticut School of Law and is very actively involved in her community, particularly in recreational organizations and events. A five-time NCAA National Champion cyclist who raced throughout the United States, Europe, Bermuda, and Pakistan, Ms. Lawrence is now an avid endurance athlete. She has competed in dozens of marathons, including the New York Marathon and the Boston Marathon, and in 11 full-distance ironman competitions ‒ three of which were at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. She is licensed to practice in Connecticut and the Southern District of New York.