Amanda Newlon is from Dade City, Florida, and is the eldest of nine children. Amanda received her J.D. magna cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in 2017. She graduated in the top 3% of her class and was awarded the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Amanda served as a research assistant to Professor Nat Stern and was on the executive board of the Mock Trial Team. Prior to attending law school, Amanda graduated cum laude from the Florida State University in 2014.
As an attorney, Amanda is experienced in medical malpractice litigation, along with health care regulation and compliance. Currently, she defends health care practices and providers in litigation actions ranging from professional and premises liability to Board discipline. Previously, she advised health care practices and providers in variety of regulatory and compliance issues, including: fraud, waste, and abuse; HIPAA compliance; drafting policies and procedures; and licensure. This industry knowledge and regulatory background helps her provide a strong defense to her clients in medical malpractice litigation.
As part of her legal career, Amanda enjoys writing and publishing about health care law, and she has been featured in a variety of televised, print, and radio news reports. She has made appearances in local news programs as a legal consultant and has also presented several CLEs for the Florida Bar and nursing organizations. Amanda has published extensively on a number of medical industry topics, including practitioner rights, Florida rules for practitioners, and fraud and abuse laws. She was a contributing author to the Florida Bar, Health Law Section, from 2019 to 2020.