Amanda M. Ghannam is a Detroit-based attorney representing workers in employment disputes, survivors of sexual assault, student-complainants in Title IX proceedings, and victims of police misconduct in negotiations and lawsuits in state and federal courts. Amanda specializes in advocacy for clients experiencing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace and has secured numerous settlements for clients who were wrongfully terminated. In 2020, Amanda and her co-counsel obtained a historic federal restraining order and preliminary injunction prohibiting the Detroit Police Department from using excessive force against Black Lives Matter protestors.
Amanda first joined Nacht & Roumel, P.C. in 2018 and returned in 2021 after a year with another Metro Detroit civil rights firm. She earned her Juris Doctor with a specialization in Labor, Work, and Income from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Amanda is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan and the federal District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, Northern District of Indiana, and Central District of Illinois.
Amanda is a member of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the National Arab-American Bar Association, and the Michigan Association for Justice.