Amanda C. Jones

US Head of Risk & Compliance | New Haven

Amanda is our US Head of Risk and Compliance.

She is responsible for risk management, policy development and implementation, compliance, and training regarding professional responsibility, new business intake, conflicts of interest, attorney licensing and regulation, attorney advertising, loss prevention and claims, and other professional compliance matters. Amanda works closely with firm leadership and the global Risk and Compliance team to develop, implement, and enforce risk management policies in compliance with relevant ethical standards and the Firm’s strategic and financial goals.

Amanda serves as a member of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professional Regulation, and is a past member of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Amanda previously served as a Hearing Board member for the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, and as Financial Vice President of the Governing Board for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services.

Prior to joining Withers, Amanda was Professional Responsibility Counsel at DLA Piper LLP (US), and an Associate at DLA Piper LLP (US) and a small boutique real estate firm in Chicago, where her litigation practice was concentrated in commercial contract disputes, mortgage foreclosure and other real estate litigation, and environmental and energy litigation. She has experience in Illinois state trial and appellate courts, federal trial court and before the Illinois Commerce Commission and in Illinois administrative proceedings. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois, Arizona, and Connecticut.

Admissions

Memberships

Illinois, 2005

US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2005

Arizona, 2015

Connecticut, 2018

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, Standing Committee on Professional Regulation, 2016-2019

Arizona Attorney Editorial Board, 2016-2019

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, 2012-present

American Bar Association, Center for Professional Responsibility, Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, 2013-2016

Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, Hearing Board, 2013-2018

Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Governing Board, 2013-2018

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2018

New Haven

12th Floor,

157 Church Street,

CT 06510-2100

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