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Amanda S. Hawkins



Amanda Hawkins represents businesses and individuals in all levels of state and federal courts. She uses her experience as a law clerk to inform her litigation strategy and assist clients in all stages of litigation.

My Practices

  • Amanda leverages her experience as a law clerk in the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court to advise clients at all stages of litigation. Amanda has significant experience litigating complex cases in both state and federal court, including class and mass actions, financial services disputes, and products liability suits.



Law Clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2018-2019

Law Clerk to the Honorable Benita Y. Pearson, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2016-2017

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers  (Thomson Reuters) as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation (2023-2024)


University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2016, with high honors; Order of the Coif; Executive Comments Editor, North Carolina Law Review

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2013, with highest distinction; Phi Beta Kappa


North Carolina


Professional & Civic

Professional & Civic Activities

President, Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of North Carolina Chapter

Public Service Committee Co-Chair, Wake County Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division

Member, University of North Carolina School of Law Clerkship Committee

Member, University of North Carolina School of Law Alumni Engagement Committee

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    34 attorneys named to Business North Carolina's 2024 "Legal Elite" and "Hall of Fame"
  • 114
    114 attorneys with the highest standard of professional and personal excellence
  • 74
    74 of our attorneys are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 Guide
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