Amanda La Forge

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J.D., American University Washington College of Law
B.A., Boston University
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia

Amanda La Forge is of counsel to Sandler, Reiff, Lamb, Rosenstein & Birkenstock, P.C. Amanda has over twenty years of experience advising clients in the areas of election law, election administration, campaign finance, non-profit taxation and governance, and contractual and commercial matters affecting organizations in the political and advocacy space.  She also represents firm clients in civil litigation in these areas.

From 2004 to 2009, Amanda served as Chief Counsel to the Democratic National Committee, where she provided advice and counsel to national party staff and officers on a wide range of issues including federal and state campaign finance and election law, contracts, employment law and litigation.

Earlier in her career, Amanda worked in the Civil Litigation Division in the Office of the Attorney General in Baltimore, where she represented the State of Maryland before trial and appellate courts and served as counsel to the Baltimore City Board of Elections.  In 2011, she served as Chief of Staff to the Maryland Higher Education Commission.

Amanda has extensive campaign and voter protection experience and was the Voter Protection Director for the Maryland Democratic Party in the 2010, 2012 and 2018 election cycles.  In 2014, she served as counsel to Maryland’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

In 2018, Amanda was appointed by the President of the Maryland State Senate to serve on the Workplace Harassment Commission established by the Maryland General Assembly to modernize and strengthen the anti-harassment workplace policies in the legislature.

Amanda is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars.  She received her B.A. in International Relations and French magna cum laude from Boston University and her J.D. from the Washington College of Law at American University.

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