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Amanda McSween Empey

Associate,Detroit

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Practices & Industries
Education
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Michigan State University – James Madison College, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Ct., E.D. Mich
Overview

Amanda Empey counsels employers on compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws and represents them in resolving a broad range of workplace disputes.

Before joining Bodman, Amanda served for two years as a Law Clerk to the Hon. Sean F. Cox, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In that role, she researched and wrote memoranda on a variety of civil and criminal matters, drafted proposed opinions, and prepared Judge Cox for hearings. She also served as a court officer for trials and oral arguments.

Amanda has been selected to serve on the State Bar of Michigan’s United States Court Committee for the 2022-2023 Bar year.

As a law student, Amanda worked as an Extern to Hon. Michael J. Riordan of the Michigan Court of Appeals and as a Research Division Intern with the Michigan Court of Appeals.

While at Wayne State University Law School, Amanda earned the Governor’s Scholarship for academic achievement and served as Voting Note & Comment Editor (2019-2020) and Assistant Editor (2018-2019) on the Wayne Law Review.

She is the author of “Client Liability for an Attorney’s Torts: An Evolving Problem that Warrants a Modern Solution,” 65 Wayne L. Rev. 637 (2020).

Professional Affiliations
  •  State Bar of Michigan
    •  United States Courts Committee, Member
  • Federal Bar Association
    •  Eastern District of Michigan Chapter
  •  Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Michigan State University – James Madison College, B.A.
Admissions
  • Michigan