Amanda Norris Ames

Womble Bond Dickinson (Charlotte)
Lawyer (Litigation & Antitrust Associate Attorney)

Amanda is a trial attorney in the Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice’s Washington, D.C., office where she focuses her practice on antitrust law, complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and government investigations. Her experience includes litigating complex tax, bankruptcy, commercial and criminal matters at the federal level. Prior to entering private practice, Amanda worked as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she handled numerous depositions, hearings and trials in the federal district and bankruptcy courts throughout the Southeast. Her unique background also includes working as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Domestic Violence Section of the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District of Columbia and at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Amanda Norris Ames The US District Court for the Southern District of New York denies motion to dismiss the complaint finding insufficient arguments to warrant a dismissal of the claims on per se tying and block-booking on the market for cable television (Cablevision / Viacom International)


Suit Challenging Cable Bundling Survives Motion to Dismiss* Cable subscribers, tired of being forced to purchase more obscure channels like VH1 Classic and Teen Nick in order to get their nightly Daily Show fix on Comedy Central, should be encouraged by a recent antitrust decision out of the (...)

Amanda Norris Ames The US District Court for the Northern District of California deals with anti-competitive restrictions preventing payments to basketball players for use of their name, image, and likeness (O’Bannon / NCAA)


Three Questions for the Third Week of the O’Bannon v. NCAA Trial* As the O’Bannon v. NCAA trial enters its third week, commentators are already predicting the fall of the “college sports cartel.” In the case, a group of about 20 current and former college men’s basketball and football players, led (...)

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