Amanda Rios

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Amanda Rios

Associate

New York | 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036-6797
+1 212 641 5618 | +1 212 698 3599

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Amanda Rios focuses her practice on white collar and securities litigation matters, including governmental investigations, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions.

Significant Representations

  • Representing various individuals and businesses in U.S. Attorney’s Office and SEC insider trading investigations.
  • Representing the former Chief Risk Officer of Fannie Mae against securities fraud charges filed by the SEC in the Southern District of New York.
  • Representing a former bank CEO in U.S. and UK regulatory enforcement actions and related civil litigation.
  • Representing a credit union in an internal investigation of alleged misconduct by the CEO.
  • Representing a national professional services firm in connection with an internal investigation arising from the departure of a former partner charged with criminal activity.
  • Representing an individual in a criminal tax prosecution by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.
  • Representing The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee of residential mortgage-backed securitization (RMBS) trusts, in a variety of matters, including litigation seeking the approval of an $8.5 billion proposed settlement with Bank of America Corp. in connection with 530 RMBS trusts. (In the matter of the application of The Bank of New York Mellon, Index No. 651786/2011 (Supreme Court, New York County)).
Education
  • Boston University, B.A., 2008, cum laude
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2012, Note Editor of the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy
Admissions
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Memberships
Volunteer Mentor for PALS: Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program