Amanda P. Narvaes

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Drew, Cooper & Anding
 | 80 Ottawa Avenue NW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-454-8300
Fax: 616-454-0036
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Consumer Law (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
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    A partner at Drew Cooper & Anding, Amanda P. Narvaes divides her practice between complex commercial litigation and consumer protection matters. From the firm's office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she provides advice and counsel to individual and business clients throughout Kent County and other parts of the state. Admitted to practice before all Michigan state courts, Ms. Narvaes is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.

    The types of cases that Ms. Narvaes has handled include contract and other business disputes, copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation, business torts, and creditors' and debtors' rights.  Her consumer protection experience has encompassed lender liability, Truth in Lending Act violations and cases arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Her successful track record and high degree of ethics have earned Ms. Narvaes the respect of her fellow attorneys, as evidenced by her 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, she was a 2016 recipient of the "Inaugural 3-in-10" award, which is handed out annually by the Grand Rapids Bar Association to three of its members who have been in practice for no longer than 10 years.

    Ms. Narvaes attended Carleton College in Minnesota as an undergraduate, where she majored in history and received a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in 2000. After obtaining a certificate in paralegal studies, she pursued her legal education at what was then known as Thomas M. Cooley Law School, and she was an associate editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review before being awarded her Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2011. Her professional affiliations include the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan and the Federal Bar Association.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Business Litigation
    • 20%Consumer Law
    • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    Focus Areas

    Trade Secret, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Class Actions, Contracts

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    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020

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    Admitted: 2011, Michigan

    Professional Webpage: https://dca-lawyers.com/who-we-are/attorneys/amanda-p-narvae...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Inaugural 3 in 10 Award at the Grand Rapids Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2016
    • Named “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly., 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Board Member, Women Lawyers Association, 2019
    • Regional Representative, Board of the Women Lawyers Association, Michigan
    • Board Member, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, 2018
    • Board Member, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, 2017
    • Vice President of the Western Region , 2016
    • President, Board of Directors, Women Laywers Association of Michigan's Western Region, 2015-2016
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Federal Bar Association
    • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute, the State Bar of Michigan

    Educational Background:

    • Was then known as Thomas M. Cooley Law School, now known as WMU-Thomas M. Cooley Law School., 2011
    • Graduated cum laude from Carleton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree., 2000
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    80 Ottawa Avenue NW
    Suite 200
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503

    Phone: 616-454-8300

    Fax: 616-454-0036

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    Last Updated: 5/8/2020

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