Amanda L. Butler is a litigation Associate in the Washington, DC office of Kaye Scholer. Since joining the firm, she has been actively involved in the firm’s Antitrust and Energy practices.全部显示
Prior to joining Kaye Scholer, Ms. Butler interned for Justice Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and worked as a research assistant to Judge Richard Posner. Ms. Butler graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 2009, and received her undergraduate degree in English from the University of Chicago in 2004. Ms. Butler served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan. She was also a Summer Associate at Kaye Scholer in 2008.
Represented a publicly traded corporation accused of monopolization and attempted monopolization in motions practice before a federal district court.
- Evaluated whether the federal government would lodge an antitrust challenge against a proposed joint venture between two competitors in a highly concentrated, regulated market.
- Advised a privately held corporation regarding voluntary disclosure of a proposed acquisition under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
- Represented a state regulatory agency in proceedings before FERC alleging market manipulation by energy suppliers. This representation included deposing a key adverse witness regarding his role in developing strategies related to the company’s intent to defraud customers.
- Drafted comments in FERC proceedings on behalf of a state regulatory agency in support of proposed market rules governing electric capacity suppliers.
- Analyzed a takings claim on behalf of a municipal government.