Amanda Claire Hoover's practice focuses on representing individuals and companies in white collar defense and investigations as well as complex civil litigation. She has broad experience in the investigation process, including responding to subpoenas and other forms of government process, preparing for and conducting interviews, and advocating for her clients to government agencies. Ms. Hoover has represented clients under investigation or facing enforcement action by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the UK Serious Fraud Office, the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Food and Drug Administration, and other government agencies.

She also has experience in all stages of federal and state court litigation, including motions, discovery, trial, and appeal. She has advised clients on a wide array of law enforcement, intelligence, national security, privacy/cybersecurity, cross-border transactions, and public international law issues. Ms. Hoover maintains an active pro bono practice, especially in the areas of criminal defense and gun violence.

Ms. Hoover served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judith W. Rogers of the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and the Honorable Richard J. Leon of the US District Court for the District of Columbia. Ms. Hoover received her law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as an executive editor on the Harvard Law Review and won the Ames Moot Court Competition. During law school, Ms. Hoover interned for the US Department of Justice in the Criminal Division and for the US Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.

Ms. Hoover serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Arnold & Porter's Enforcement Edge Blog.


DOJ’s Revised CFAA Policy Clarifies Prosecutorial Strategy on “Exceeds Authorized Access” Language
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
DOJ Clarifies It Won’t Charge Good-Faith Cybersecurity Research With Violating CFAA
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Second Circuit Nixes Traders’ Convictions for False LIBOR Statements
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Aerospace Executive’s Prosecution for Antitrust Conspiracy Shows Tailwinds for DOJ’s Labor Market Investigations
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Biden Administration Releases First-Ever US Strategy on Countering Corruption
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2016, cum laude
  • BA, Political Science; Peace, War & Defense, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013, highest honors
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US District Court, District of Columbia
  • US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, The Honorable Judith W. Rogers
  • US District Court, District of Columbia, The Honorable Richard J. Leon

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