Amanda DeGroote is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Departments. She primarily focuses her practice on commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Amanda served as a law clerk to the Honorable Amanda Maxfield Green, Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.
Amanda graduated cum laude from The Texas A&M University School of Law, where she served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Texas A&M Law Review. During law school, she competed on the mock trial team, served as a teaching assistant, and gained a strong foundation in civil procedure working as a research assistant. Amanda was selected as a Texas A&M Public Interest Fellow, allowing her the opportunity to complete a judicial internship with the Honorable Judge Reed O’Connor in the Northern District of Texas. In addition, Amanda completed a semester long judicial internship with the Honorable Karen Gren Scholer in the Northern District of Texas.
Prior to law school, Amanda graduated cum laude from the University of Tampa, with a degree in Forensic Science, where she focused on chemical analysis.
In her free time, Amanda enjoys playing pickleball, baking, scuba diving, and playing with her cat Olive.