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Rice, Amanda K.

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Amanda K. Rice joins the Michigan Law faculty from Jones Day, where she focuses her practice on appellate advocacy and critical motions. She has drafted U.S. Supreme Court merits briefs, amicus briefs, and certiorari-stage briefs in cases involving intellectual property, the First Amendment, American Indian law, criminal law, and whistleblower protections. She also has drafted briefs filed in the U.S. Courts of Appeals, state appellate courts, and various trial courts. Before joining Jones Day, Professor Rice served as a judicial clerk on the Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She also worked as an appellate associate at a leading national law firm. She earned her JD, cum laude, from Harvard University, where she was notes editor of the Harvard Law Review. She earned her BA, magna cum laude, from Tulane University.