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Amanda M. Aycock is a litigation associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the Firm’s Crisis Management Practice Group, Media, Entertainment, and Technology Practice Group, Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Practice Group, Labor and Employment Practice Group, and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group.
Ms. Aycock’s practice encompasses a wide range of experience in crisis management, complex commercial litigation, and white collar defense and investigations. Ms. Aycock has represented multinational companies and senior executives in a variety of industries (including technology, media, entertainment, and banking/finance) in regulatory and criminal investigations and in complex commercial litigation (including contract, employment, and antitrust law). She has particular expertise in trial-court litigation for companies in the technology, media, and entertainment industries. Ms. Aycock serves on Gibson Dunn’s Associates Committee and co-chairs the Gender Subcommittee of the New York Office’s Diversity Committee.
Ms. Aycock maintains an active pro bono practice. Recently, in connection with Lawyers without Borders, she spoke at the conference of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women on using the law to empower women around the world. She works with Sanctuary for Families, having drafted an amicus brief in an impactful immigration appeal, and advising on pending legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable populations from cyber-sexual abuse.
From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Aycock served as a law clerk to the Honorable Katherine Polk Failla in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Ms. Aycock graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2010 with joint degree, consisting of a Juris Doctor, cum laude, and the French equivalent of an LL.M., cum laude, sponsored jointly by the Sorbonne and the Institut d’Études Politiques (Sciences Po). While at Penn Law, she was a Levy Scholar and an Associate Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law. Ms. Aycock received her Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and French in 2007 from the University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated magna cum laude and with distinction in Comparative Literature.
Ms. Aycock is admitted to practice in the State of New York, and before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
University of Pennsylvania - 2010 Juris Doctor
Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - 2010 Masters
University of Pennsylvania - 2007 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar