Amanda Mooney, nee Amanda McLaughlin, is a Founder/Partner with the firm focusing primarily on US and international intellectual property and corporate matters, including business formation and compliance, brand protection, advertising and media law (sweepstakes compliance, website terms and privacy policies, copy review), trademark prosecution and enforcement, international portfolio management, copyright protection and domain name disputes. Amanda has a great deal of experience in the consumer goods sector and has served as outside general counsel to Too Faced Cosmetics for a number of years now. In that capacity, she recently advised Too Faced on Estee Lauder's $1.4 billion acquistion of the company.
Amanda is also adept at negotiating and drafting a wide range of corporate contracts, including license agreements, distribution agreements, endorsement agreements, sponsorship agreements, agency agreements (software, creative, media, public relations and event production) and agreements related to influencers, bloggers, models and photographers.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Amanda graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science where she received Eleanor Roosevelt College Provost’s Honors. Amanda obtained her Juris Doctorate at the University of San Diego, School of Law and obtained a Diploma in International and Comparative Law at Magdalen College, Oxford University. Amanda was selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015; a distinction awarded to just 1.5% of attorneys in the state. She has also been named as one of the top area female attorneys by Los Angeles Magazine and Coast Magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.