Amanda Sherwood's practice covers a wide range of government contracts matters. She assists clients in complying with the various regulatory challenges specific to the contracting and national security industries, ranging from contract administration matters, to export controls and trade sanctions, to cyber security and data rights matters, to compliance with domestic preference and other regulatory regimes.  She has experience pursuing and defending bid protests, responding to government investigations and Freedom of Information Act requests, and bringing contract claims. Ms. Sherwood has represented government contractors before the Government Accountability Office, boards of contract appeals, Court of Federal Claims, Federal Circuit, District Court, and various federal agencies.

Ms. Sherwood maintains an immigration pro bono practice, helping clients obtain permanent residency status and successfully pursuing an appeal to the Third Circuit, including oral argument. Prior to joining the firm, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, summa cum laude, where she served on the Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.  Ms. Sherwood also graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences summa cum laude, with a degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics.


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2015, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania, 2012, summa cum laude
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

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