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  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2015, cum laude, Beasley Scholar, Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh, 2010, cum laude, Omicron Delta Kappa, Helen Faison Scholar

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Other Professional Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation

Member, Board of Directors, New Voices for Reproductive Justice

Member, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Diversity Law Group Alumni Association

Amanda Reed

Associate, Washington, D.C.
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In 2018, Amanda Reed joined Caplin & Drysdale's Washington, D.C., office as an Associate in the firm’s Exempt Organizations and Corporate Law practice groups.


Ms. Reed’s practice focuses on:

  • representing public charities, private foundations, and businesses on tax, formation, and operational issues;
  • helping nonprofits with all activities relating to mergers and acquisitions; and
  • assisting clients with drafting and negotiating contracts, including purchase agreements, organizational operating agreements, loan agreements, and management equity agreements.


Prior to joining Caplin & Drysdale, Ms. Reed practiced tax at an international law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While in Philadelphia, she founded the Community Lawyering Clinics pro bono practice group, which partners with community legal services organizations to staff legal clinics.

During her time in law school, Ms. Reed served as a Staff Editor of the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review and an Executive Board Member of the Black Law Students Association.

Awards & Rankings

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Large Firm Management Committee Public Service Award, 2017
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, Publico Award and Pro Bono Roll of Honor, 2017

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