Amanda NeCole Allen | Washington, D.C. | Hogan Lovells

Amanda NeCole Allen

Associate Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment




Amanda NeCole Allen
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Amanda Allen helps her clients navigate complex civil litigation. Using her experience with the inner workings of federal courts, Amanda is well-positioned to understand her clients' needs and help them accomplish their goals.

Amanda is skilled at resolving pretrial disputes, as well as defending class action lawsuits and multidistrict litigation. She assists clients in all stages of litigation, including dispositive motions, e-discovery, class certifications, settlements, and trial.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Amanda gained valuable experience as a law clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. Additionally, Amanda served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jane Branstetter Stranch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Amanda graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she served as a submissions editor for the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy. She was also an award-winning member of the Berkeley Law Trial Team. Amanda fine-tuned her advocacy skills by studying abroad in Scotland at the Baylor Law Academy of the Advocate.

Amanda is passionate about pro bono and has been reocgnized for her work. She graduated law school with Pro Bono Honors with Highest Distinction. Amanda also recieved the Eleanor Swift Award for Public Service and the Pro Bono Champion Award. 


  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2019
  • B.A., University of Louisville, summa cum laude, 2016
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • District of Columbia
  • Kentucky
Court admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • National Bar Association
  • Washington Bar Association
  • Greater Washington Area Chapter of the National Bar Association's Women Lawyers Division
  • Kentucky Bar Association