Amanda A. Garcia is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey, where she handles transactional and litigation matters for domestic and international clients. Ms. Garcia’s litigation experience includes general business and commercial litigation involving contractual disputes, employment disputes, commercial finance, and commercial real estate. Ms. Garcia also advises clients on intellectual property matters, with a focus on trademark and copyright protection and litigation.
Prior to joining LHDK&W, Ms. Garcia worked at a civil litigation firm, where she obtained experience in general business, employment, and trust litigation. Prior to that, Ms. Garcia worked with a firm that served as City Attorney, General Counsel, and Special Counsel to various public and private agencies, where she obtained extensive transactional and litigation experience, particularly in the fields of business, real estate, land use, and municipal law. Ms. Garcia obtained trademark experience when she interned in-house for a wine corporation, where she helped manage the corporation’s trademark portfolio, filed trademark applications with the USPTO, and provided support on various business and intellectual property matters. She also has experience in class action employment litigation involving wage and hour violations, consumer fraud, and unfair business practices.
During law school, Ms. Garcia was the Chief Note and Comment Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, where she helped lead the law review’s publication process and edited articles for publication. Furthermore, she authored a law review article concerning copyright law, streaming and filtering rights, and anti-circumvention technology that was published in the Spring of 2019.