Amanda is a litigator predominately focused on product liability, trucking & transportation, and premises liability. Her experience includes handling the initial investigation of significant incidents and representing clients in state court and through arbitration. Amanda’s product liability practice focuses on the design of various parts of trucks, while her trucking & transportation practice ranges from minor vehicle accidents to multi-fatality collisions. The majority of her premises liability matters concern slip and fall accidents and assaults. Amanda enjoys taking the time to learn about the specific needs and priorities of clients, whether this includes resolving cases through favorable settlements or representing clients through trial.
Amanda routinely advises clients on compliance with regulations, legal strategy in pending lawsuits, and mitigating against risk for future litigation. Her accomplishments include successfully preparing and arguing motions for summary judgment in state and federal courts and co-chairing an important trial victory. She presented “The Changing Face of Spoliation in Texas,” co-presented “Your First Petition: Essential, but Untaught Basics,” and was published in the bi-annual compendium for ALFA International regarding statewide updates for construction law. DRI’s For The Defense also published her in-depth article, “Spoliation: Remedies in Manufacturing-Defect Cases Without the Key Product.”
Amanda earned her J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. While attending law school, she tried her first two trials, earned the Mithoff Pro Bono Award, and interned for the Honorable Judge Martin Hoffman. Amanda received her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin.
DRI For The Defense published Amanda A. Saputo and Meghann Reeves’ in-depth article regarding spoliation. The article focuses on strategies for companies facing a product liability claim when the product at issue has not been preserved.Telephone: 214.346.3756