Amanda R.Parker

Partner

Cleveland + 1.216.586.7131

Amanda Parker concentrates on financial institutions litigation, appellate advocacy, and class action litigation. Amanda's recent matters include representing a financial institution trustee in a class action and several other significant cases brought by investors in mortgage-backed securities and successfully defending a manufacturer in multiple putative class actions. She also has experience with issues relating to arbitration clauses in consumer product warranties.

Amanda has an active pro bono practice. She has briefed and argued multiple pro bono cases before federal courts of appeals and has drafted pro bono amicus briefs at the certiorari and merits stages before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Experience

  • U.S. Bank prevails on summary judgment in case alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in losses relating to residential mortgage-backed securitiesJones Day secured summary judgment on behalf of U.S. Bank National Association in a lawsuit seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged losses concerning investments in certificates issued by residential mortgage-backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • Bottler defeats class certification in Lanham Act lawsuit alleging false labeling and disparagement by indirect competitorJones Day has obtained denial of class certification in a first-of-its-kind Lanham Act indirect competitor putative class action lawsuit brought against a bottler.
  • Daikin Industries defends putative class action alleging sale of defective evaporator coilsJones Day is defending Daikin Industries, Ltd. against putative class action litigation in which plaintiffs allege the manufacture and sale of defective evaporator coils.
  • U.S. Bank prevails on appeal and obtains settlement in putative class action alleging tens of billions in class-wide losses in connection with residential mortgage backed securitiesJones Day represented U.S. Bank National Association in putative class actions filed in New York state court seeking tens of billions of dollars in alleged class-wide losses in connection with investments in certificates and notes issued by over 800 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • U.S. Bank obtains another appellate victory in cases alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in losses relating to residential mortgage-backed securitiesJones Day successfully defended on appeal the dismissal of an action against U.S. Bank seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged losses in connection with certificates issued by 32 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank serves as trustee.
  • U.S. Bank defeats appeal alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in losses related to residential mortgage backed securitiesJones Day successfully defended U.S. Bank National Association on appeal against an action seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in alleged losses in connection with certificates issued by 98 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank serves as trustee.
  • U.S. Bank defeats class certification in putative class action alleging billions in class-wide losses in connection with residential mortgage backed securitiesJones Day represented U.S. Bank N.A. in a putative class action seeking billions of dollars in alleged class-wide losses in connection with investments in notes issued by 25 residential mortgage backed securities trusts for which U.S. Bank served as trustee.
  • Nationwide Biweekly Administration obtains Ninth Circuit decision reversing dismissal of challenges to California state lawsJones Day successfully represented Nationwide Biweekly Administration, Inc., along with two affiliated parties, in consolidated appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Goodman defeats class certification in putative consumer class actions alleging sale of failure-prone air conditioner componentsJones Day represents Goodman Global, Inc. and its affiliates, the manufacturers of central air conditioning and heating systems sold under the Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brands, in a series of putative consumer class actions.
  • CSXT defends class action lawsuits related to train derailmentJones Day represents CSX Transportation, Inc. ("CSXT") in multiple class action lawsuits and a mass action lawsuit relating to a chemical fire and evacuation in connection with the July 2015 derailment of a CSXT train traveling from Ohio to Georgia.
  • Cardinal Health obtains dismissal of suit alleging pharmaceutical companies contributed to "epidemic of prescription drug abuse"Jones Day client Cardinal Health, Inc. obtained dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Fulton County, Georgia that alleged Cardinal Health and other pharmaceutical distribution companies were to blame for a growing prescription-drug epidemic.
  • Macy's prevails at trial against J.C. Penney for tortiously interfering with Macy's contract with Martha Stewart Living OmnimediaOn June 16, 2014, the Supreme Court of the State of New York granted Jones Day client Macy's, Inc. a complete victory, after trial, against J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. for tortious interference with a license agreement between a Macy’s affiliate and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. ("MSLO").
  • CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann obtain Ninth Circuit affirmance of dismissal of $900 million lawsuitOn February 23, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of Jones Day clients CBIZ, Inc. and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. in a case filed on behalf of a putative class of investors alleging $900 million in losses from the collapse of Mortgages Ltd., a commercial real estate lender.
  • Love146 submits amicus curiae brief before U.S. Supreme Court in important Fourth Amendment caseJones Day, serving as pro bono counsel, filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Love146 in a case raising a Fourth Amendment challenge to an ordinance authorizing law enforcement to inspect without a warrant hotel and motel guest registries.
  • Bayer prevails in challenge to design, results, and implementation of clinical trialsJones Day represented Bayer HealthCare LLC in obtaining a complete victory in a challenge to Bayer's decision to discontinue further development of a recombinant hemophilia product.
  • Ohio State Bar Association succeeds in returning clarity to Ohio's Corporate Director Advancement StatuteThe Ohio State Bar Association, represented by Jones Day as an amicus curiae, successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Ohio to review, and then reverse, a decision from the Eleventh District that threatened directors’ right to advancement.
  • FirstMerit defends against putative class action regarding debit transaction posting practicesJones Day is representing FirstMerit Bank, N.A. in a putative class action alleging breach of contract, fraud, and unjust enrichment based on FirstMerit's consumer checking account debit transaction posting practices.
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