Amanda L. Aragon

Associate

Overview

Amanda Aragon is a business law associate in Foley & Lardner LLP’s Dallas office, and a member of the firm’s Environmental Practice. During law school, Amanda interned for the North Carolina Department of Justice in the Land, Groundwater, and Waste Division, as well as the Southern Environmental Law Center. Previously, Amanda was a summer associate with Foley where she focused on drafting environmental contract addendums.

Amanda currently focuses on environmental due diligence for transnational projects related to oil/gas and renewable energy. She also assists in interpreting regulatory requirements for clients and conducting compliance work related to various wastes, including hazardous and construction and demolition debris.

Education

  • J.D., with honors, University of North Carolina School of Law, (2018)
    • Dean's List
    • Moot Court National Champion, National Energy & Sustainability Competition
    • Notes and Comments Editor, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation
  • B.A., Cornell University, (2015)
    • Biology and Society (major)
    • Science and Technology Studies (major)
    • Law and Society (minor)

Admissions

  • Florida (2020)
  • Texas (2018)

Languages

  • Spanish

Publications

  • Author, “Practice Tips for Transactions Involving Environmental Matters,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (Vol. 44, Number 5) (May 2019)
  • “The Excusing of Faults: The Need for a More Comprehensive System to Determine Liability in the Oil And Gas Industries Under the Convention on Biological Diversity,” 43 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation (2017)

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