Amanda Mehr is an associate in Chapman’s Banking and Financial Services Department and member of the Litigation Group. Her practice is focused on a wide range of complex commercial litigation issues, including commercial real estate transactions, consumer finance litigation, contract disputes, and commercial lending/restructuring issues.
Amanda participated in Chapman's summer associate program in 2020 and joined the firm in 2021.
In the summer of 2021, Amanda worked as a PILI Graduate Fellow at the Just the Beginning – a pipeline organization focused on introducing students from underrepresented communities to the legal field. While in law school, she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Eve Reilly in the Illinois Circuit Court of Cook County.
Prior to attending law school, Amanda taught high school English as a Teach for America corps member in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and served as a school and district administrator.
Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2021
Milwaukee School of Engineering, M.B.A., 2015
Marquette University College of Education, M.A., Educational Leadership and Administration, 2012
Marquette University, B.A., English Language and Literature/Letters, 2010