Amanda P. Narvaes, a Partner, joined Drew, Cooper & Anding in 2011. Ms. Narvaes is a civil litigator in the areas of complex commercial litigation, lender liability, copyright litigation, and consumer protection. She graduated cum laude from Carleton College with a bachelor’s degree in history. She earned her law degree at WMU-Thomas M. Cooley Law School, graduating magna cum laude, and received Cooley’s Distinguished Student Award.
Ms. Narvaes represents clients before Michigan trial courts across the state and in the Michigan Court of Appeals, and before the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Michigan.
Ms. Narvaes has been a guest speaker in Ron Foster’s “Litigation for Paralegals” class. Ms. Narvaes discusses differences between Federal civil discovery rules and Michigan civil discovery rules.
Ms. Narvaes has volunteered her time to several nonprofits in the area, including the Tenant Law Project, Degage Ministries, and the Women’s Resource Center. Ms. Narvaes currently serves on the committee charged with planning the annual Women Lawyers vs. Judges Softball Game, which raises thousands of dollars every year for the YWCA West Central Michigan.
In her free time, Ms. Narvaes enjoys biking, hiking, and running, and spending time with her husband and daughter.