Amanda Jabour Kowalski
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Amanda brings her extensive experience in the financial services industry to Barley Snyder’s Business Practice Group. Amanda formerly practiced in the Washington, D.C., office of Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, where she advised financial institutions, technology companies and other domestic and international companies on a wide range of regulatory, securities, transactional and compliance issues. She has significant experience in all aspects of financial institution regulation and compliance, including Dodd-Frank Act compliance, consumer protection, anti-money laundering and economic sanctions compliance. She also has significant experience in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity, as well as corporate governance. Her work on elder financial exploitation issues has been nationally recognized.
In addition to her experience in private practice, Amanda previously worked as in-house counsel at E*Trade Bank and as a law clerk at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, where she reviewed proposed mergers for anticompetitive issues.
Amanda is a native of Lancaster County. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and received her law degree from the George Washington University Law School, where she served as secretary of the moot court board.