Amanda Newton Wellen is an associate with Alston & Bird’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group.
Before joining Alston & Bird, Amanda served as a term clerk for the Hon. Timothy C. Batten of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. While clerking, she gained experience in a breadth of practice areas including antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, discrimination, foreclosure, eminent domain, health care, and class actions.
Amanda received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she served as an executive board member of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and was involved with the Business Law Society. Before law school, Amanda worked in Washington D.C. for members of the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. She received her B.A., cum laude, in politics and English from Washington & Lee University.