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Amanda Johnson

Education

  • Columbia Law School, JD, 2017
  • Tufts University, BA magna cum laude, International Relations and Affairs, 2012

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2018

Published Work

  • Note, Challenging Criminal Records in Hiring Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 48 COL. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 211 (2017).
Amanda Johnson joined Mizrahi Law as an associate in 2021, and is admitted to practice in New York. She works exclusively on behalf of employees, focusing on cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Amanda graduated from Columbia Law School, where she was named a Harlan Stone Scholar. While at Columbia, Amanda served as Executive Articles editor of the Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual and authored a Note published in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. Amanda’s public interest law experience has included roles with the United States Department of Justice’s Office for Access to Justice, Chicago civil rights firm Loevy & Loevy, the Legal Action Center, and the Employment Law Unit of The Legal Aid Society of New York. She also represented prisoners in federal and state court as part of Columbia’s Mass Incarceration and Advanced Federal Litigation Clinic.

Before law school, Amanda worked at the ACLU of New Mexico, where she helped organize a statewide marriage equality campaign and lobbied the state legislature for stronger civil rights laws.

Prior to joining Mizrahi Law, Amanda worked as a litigation associate at Proskauer Rose in New York. At Proskauer, Amanda received awards for her extensive pro bono work, which included representing a class of public housing residents in a lawsuit against the New York City Housing Authority based on inadequate living conditions, challenging the constitutionality of a Florida firearms preemption law, and representing clients at various stages of the criminal justice system. Amanda also served on the Civil Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association.