Amanda Reed


Amanda Reed


Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2881 | +1 215 994 2222

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Amanda Reed focuses her practice on international and domestic tax matters. She advises clients on a variety of corporate and finance transactions, including U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, acquisition financing, debt offerings and asset-backed securitizations, as well as the taxation of investment funds and their investors.

Ms. Reed maintains an active pro bono practice by representing public charities, private foundations and small businesses regarding tax, formation and operational issues. Ms. Reed also founded the Community Lawyering Clinics pro bono practice group at Dechert. The group partners with community legal services organizations to staff legal clinics in Philadelphia to provide advice and information related to homelessness, immigration, custody and family law, public benefits, elder care and civil litigation.

In recognition of her pro bono practice and her work with the Community Lawyering Clinics practice group, Ms. Reed received Dechert’s 2017 Samuel E. Klein Pro Bono Award and the Philadelphia Bar Association Large Firm Management Committee’s 2017 Public Service Award. Ms. Reed was also named February 2017 Member of the Month for the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia and to the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania’s Pro Bono Roll of Honor.

Ms. Reed is actively involved in firm citizenship at Dechert and serves as an associate guide for the summer program, is a member of the Global Women’s Initiative and is involved in the firm’s diversity & inclusion efforts. Ms. Reed was a Dechert summer associate in 2013 and 2014.

  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2010, cum laude, Helen Faison Scholar
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude, Beasley Scholar, Staff Editor of the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, Rubin Public Interest Law Honor Society
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • English
  • Spanish