Biography

Amanda Breffeilh focuses her practice on the defense of construction cases, which involve both personal injury and construction defect suits, and product liability matters. Her product liability and commercial practice includes representation of foreign manufacturers and distributors in all aspects of litigation, including challenges to jurisdiction.  Amanda has experience in appellate practice and has also represented defendants in general tort claims involving catastrophic injury and death.     

Amanda is a graduate of Louisiana State University Law Center (J.D. and Diploma of Civil Law, 2010), and Louisiana Tech University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007).  She is admitted to the bar in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Louisiana.

Amanda is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Credentials

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center (J.D. and Diploma of Civil Law, 2010)
  • Louisiana Tech University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2007)

Admissions to Practice Law

  • Illinois Bar
  • Wisconsin Bar
  • Louisiana Bar

Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association 
 
Representative Matters

Reported Cases

Dowdy v. City of Monroe, 46,693 (La.App.2d Cir.11/2/11), 78 So.3d 791 (creating new precedent and winning summary judgment for the City of Monroe in a premises liability case where the court found that there was no defect in the premises that presented an unreasonable risk of harm).