Both plaintiffs and defendants lean on Amanda for counsel during all phases of complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters, particularly manufacturing disputes and insurance disputes. Amanda Waide focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. Amanda frequently represents manufacturing clients in a variety of commercial disputes in both state and federal courts and has experience in all phases of litigation, from inception through trial. She also has significant experience representing manufacturing clients in international arbitrations in both the U.S. and Asia. Amanda has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© as "One to Watch" in the area of Commercial Litigation for 2022. Amanda joined Alston & Bird after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Randal Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. Amanda earned her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College.