Amanda James Turnage works on a variety of complex litigation matters in state and federal courts around the country. Amanda has represented clients in a variety of matters, including labor and employment claims, medical device and pharmaceutical products liability litigation, commercial and contractual disputes, False Claims Act litigation, and shareholder disputes. Her litigation experience includes preparing cases throughout the discovery process, taking depositions, and assisting in trial preparations.
In the labor and employment area, Amanda assists employers with policies and handbooks, workplace investigations, and the defense of federal employment discrimination claims, including claims of race, sex, disability, and age discrimination. She has also represented clients concerning wage and hour FLSA claims and workers’ compensation and employment claims predicated on state law tort and contract theories. In addition, Amanda has been a contributor to the ALFA Labor Law Compendium: Alabama Law Chapter Updates.
In the life sciences area, Amanda has represented national pharmaceutical manufacturers in mass tort litigation across the country. Her experience includes assisting in the assessment and selection of cases for multidistrict litigation or coordinated proceeding work-ups and conducting discovery in the selected cases. In this role, she has reviewed medical records of plaintiffs and developed outlines and materials for partners in use at plaintiff, physician, and sales representative depositions. Amanda has also assisted with the depositions of physicians.
Prior to joining Bradley, Amanda clerked for the Honorable C. Lynwood Smith, Jr. on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
While attending the University of Alabama School of Law, Amanda served as an editor for the Alabama Law Review. She received a Bachelor of Science (summa cum laude) in Economics, with minors in Spanish and Computer Science and Technology from the University of Alabama. She was awarded the William A. Sanders Award for Economics and Finance and the Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Undergraduate Award.