Amanda Rush's practice focuses on business restructurings and insolvency-related matters. She has represented clients in complex, high-profile chapter 11 cases, out-of-court restructurings, cross-border insolvencies, and distressed transactions. Amanda's experience involves a range of industries, including energy, oil and gas, retail, chemicals, and technology, and issues such as corporate governance, environmental, and legacy liability. She has played a significant role in several successful chapter 11 reorganizations, including by assisting companies in achieving a permanent resolution of mass asbestos tort liabilities through section 524(g) plans of reorganization.
Amanda worked on the teams representing RadioShack and Swift Energy in their successful chapter 11 reorganizations, Bondex in a section 524(g) chapter 11 reorganization that fully resolved its asbestos liabilities, and the cross-border representation of Arctic Glacier. Her litigation matters include the defense of Kaiser Aluminum with respect to environmental and tort claims and the defense of W.R. Grace in patent claims. Currently, Amanda is working on a team representing the owners of the Vogtle nuclear plant in connection with Westinghouse's chapter 11 case and a multibillion dollar guarantee provided by Toshiba. She is also working on a team representing Hanson Permanente Cement and Kaiser Gypsum in chapter 11 cases they filed to resolve their asbestos and environmental liabilities.
- The University of Texas at Austin (J.D. with honors 2011; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review); Texas Christian University (B.A. in English summa cum laude 2007; Phi Beta Kappa)