Amanda B. Robinson, co-head of the congressional investigations practice, navigates clients’ strategic responses to government investigations and effectively mitigates crises when clients are attacked on multiple fronts, including civil, criminal, and congressional probes. She represents global corporations, business executives, and high-ranking government officials before US Congress and federal agencies, including the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and capably manages large parallel litigation teams. Amanda handles myriad major corporate investigations and complex disputes, including those involving #MeToo claims, product liability and consumer protection issues, and financial fraud investigations arising under the False Claims Act (FCA), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and federal antitrust laws.
Amanda also counsels members of US Congress, executive branch officials, and executive branch nominees regarding compliance with ethics laws and rules, including public financial disclosure statements and other disclosure obligations.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Amanda was an associate counsel and presidential management fellow with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In that capacity, she worked with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation on delivery and payment reform and issued advisory opinions on fraud and abuse issues associated with Medicare and Medicaid, including the federal Stark and antikickback laws, OIG exclusion authorities, and civil money penalties.
Earlier in her career, Amanda worked at the White House, where she provided direct support to US President George W. Bush. In addition to traveling with the president, she coordinated the flow of official documents, helped draft executive orders and briefing papers, and managed the speechwriting process.
Amanda received her J.D. from the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, where she served as the symposium editor of the William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal. She also served as a law clerk for the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means and the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, and as a judicial extern for Judge Richard Leon on the US District Court for the District of Columbia.
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Recognized, Rising Star, Washington, DC Super Lawyers (2017–2020)
Member, Women's White Collar Defense Association
Member, American Health Lawyers Association