Amanda Blaurock brings more than twenty-one years of experience as a general counsel, business executive, international litigator, realtor and investor. She specializes in crisis management and ensuring soup to nuts protection for her clients’ landscape of personal and business legal needs. Amanda has held and currently holds senior management positions in international real estate/hospitality, advanced energy technology and international trade companies. She was previously Counsel at Finnegan LLP where she focused on litigating intellectual property issues related to complex technology matters before the US International Trade Commission (ITC). Amanda also served as a Supervisory Attorney at the ITC, where she supervised and managed the commission’s docket services operations staff, and has worked in the Office of General Counsel of the US Department of Commerce, counseling and defending the federal agency on international trade laws before the Court of International Trade, WTO and NAFTA. Amanda co-founded and is currently serving as the Executive Director and Chair of the Village Exchange Center, a non-profit community center in Aurora, Colorado focusing on refugee and immigrant services and empowerment. Admitted to Bar: 2003 – California, 2002 – District of Columbia. Undergraduate education: Rutgers University (BA in Psychology and Japanese, 1998). Legal education: Temple University, Beasely School of Law. (JD, 2002.)