Amanda L.Dollinger


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Amanda Dollinger's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and centers on representing financial institutions and other companies in connection with structured product disputes. Amanda regularly advises clients regarding litigation and regulatory risks relating to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters and represents financial institutions and other companies in ESG-related investigations and complex commercial disputes.

Amanda also has experience representing financial institutions in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), and other structured financial products. As part of her practice, Amanda routinely counsels corporate trust departments and advises and defends claims against trustees, master servicers, and servicers relating to numerous issues impacting securitizations, including representations and warranties and events of default. She also advised financial institutions on the legal and regulatory risks arising from the transition to alternative reference rates and on the implementation of remediation plans for the LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) transition.

In addition, Amanda has experience defending against breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims in state and federal courts and experience with government and regulatory investigations. She also has successfully represented clients in pretrial alternative dispute resolution.

Amanda maintains an active pro bono practice and has experience assisting clients in submitting immigration self-petitions under the Violence Against Women Act.


  • Wells Fargo achieves full dismissal with prejudice of systemic fair-lending litigationLocal governments asserting class-action style fair-lending claims concerning alleged residential mortgage practices voluntarily dismissed their claims with prejudice, noting that this dismissal is not the result of any settlement, against Jones Day client, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association affiliates.
  • Wells Fargo obtains summary judgement in class action ERISA lawsuitIn an important win for the securitization and corporate trust services industry, Jones Day obtained summary judgement for Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in a putative class action alleging breaches of fiduciary duty under ERISA.
  • Wells Fargo obtains summary judgment win against government in systemic fair-lending litigationJones Day’s client, several Wells Fargo Bank, National Association affiliates, obtained summary judgment on all claims asserting discriminatory residential mortgage practices brought by Cook County, Illinois (the “County”) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Wells Fargo obtains dismissal of antitrust claims arising from trading of odd-lots of corporate bondsJones Day’s client, several Wells Fargo Bank, National Association affiliates, obtained dismissal of a putative antitrust class action alleging that more than a dozen horizontal competitors conspired to restrain the trade of odd-lots of corporate bonds in the secondary market.
  • IBM resolves claims asserted under Federal Mental Health Parity ActJones Day defended International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM") and its health care plan in a federal lawsuit alleging violations of the Federal Mental Health Parity Act regarding the plan's handling of developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorder.
  • Wells Fargo resolves derivative and putative class action claims alleging wrongdoing with respect to 272 residential mortgage-backed securities trustsJones Day successfully resolved three putative class actions filed by institutional investors in 272 residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) trusts.
  • Wells Fargo obtains summary judgment win in CDO litigationJones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Securities LLC, and affiliate Structured Asset Investors LLC, as successor-in-interest to Wachovia Bank and Wachovia Securities, in an action filed by offshore investment vehicles of the German bank IKB alleging common law fraud in the sales of notes from three CDOs: Octans II, Sagittarius, and Longshore.
  • Corporate trustees seek advice relating to LIBOR transitionJones Day is advising two U.S.-based corporate trustees with respect to portfolios impacted by LIBOR transition and COFI cessation, including conducting portfolio-wide risk impact assessments, analyzing various consumer products, and developing litigation contingency plans.
  • Wells Fargo Securities and BNP Paribas obtain Second Circuit affirmation of summary judgment win in securities fraud suitJones Day defended Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as successor to Wachovia Capital Markets LLC, and BNP Paribas, as successor to Fortis Securities LLC, who were involved in placing a CDO called Grand Avenue CDO II (Grand Avenue).
  • Wells Fargo defends third party breach of contract lawsuit relating to RMBS trustJones Day is representing Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a third-party complaint filed by a bank, which is the mortgage loan seller of an RMBS trust.
  • Wells Fargo defends against complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital Inc. alleging representations and warranties breachJones Day is representing Wells Fargo, National Association in a third-party complaint filed by Nomura Credit & Capital, Inc., the mortgage loan seller of six RMBS trusts.