Amanda Stephenson

Amanda Stephenson

Amanda Stephenson
Washington, DC
+1 202 346 4279

Amanda Stephenson is an associate in the Goodwin’s IP Litigation practice. She started at the firm in 2021. Ms. Stephenson concentrates her legal practice in representing companies in complex intellectual property disputes, especially in the computer, electronic, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and semiconductor fields.

In addition to her billable work, Ms. Stephenson is committed to pro bono matters, including assisting veterans on appeals regarding VA benefits and discharge upgrades.


Representative matters include:

  • Ocean Semiconductor LLC v. Renesas Elecs. Corp. et al. (W.D. Tex.): Currently defending Renesas in a patent infringement case on technology relating to semiconductor manufacturing.
  • Tris Pharma Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (D.N.J.): Currently representing Teva in a patent infringement case regarding a generic version of Quillichew ER® (methylphenidate HCl), a medication used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Stephenson:

  • Represented two large technology corporations in separate patent infringement litigations before the ITC, the Western District of Texas, and the Northern District of California defending against patents relating to touchscreen technology in computers and mobile devices.
  • Represented a large European car manufacturer in a patent infringement suit in district court relating to onboard electronic control systems.
  • Represented a large Japanese electronics company in a multifaceted contract dispute in New York state court.
  • Represented a large video game developer and publisher in a jurisdictional dispute in California state court.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Stephenson was a Senior Consultant in the Advanced Analytics and Optimization group at IBM.

Professional Activities

Ms. Stephenson is a member of the American Bar Association.




William & Mary Law School


BSSystems Engineering2012

University of Virginia


BAMajor in Economics, Minor in Engineering Business2012

University of Virginia




  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia