Amanda L. Major


Major, Amanda L.

Amanda Major's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation. She has represented clients in arbitration proceedings and in federal courts in several jurisdictions. Ms. Major's cases have involved technologies such as safety syringes, small molecule and biologic therapies, biopsy devices and microprocessors. Ms. Major has also represented clients in grand jury investigations involving allegations of healthcare fraud and tax fraud.

Ms. Major received a JD from Stanford Law School in 2004, where she served as an articles editor on the Stanford Law Review and as a student attorney for the Stanford Community Law Clinic. Ms. Major graduated from Wake Forest University in 2001 with a BA in chemistry.

Ms. Major is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.

Publications & News


June 16, 2015

Amanda Major Wins Burton Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Partner Amanda Major has been honored with the Burton Foundation’s 2015 Burton Award for Legal Writing.

December 12, 2014

A Practitioner's Guide to Post-Octane Fitness Decisions: The New Landscape of Section 285 Attorney Fees

An article by Amanda L. Major and Jonathan Uffelman, published in the December 12, 2014 issue of BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.

January 6, 2014

WilmerHale Announces the Elevation of Partners and Special Counsel

We are pleased to announce the elevation of our new partners and special counsel.

February 25, 2011

WilmerHale Achieves Record-Breaking Patent Ruling Reversal for Abbott Laboratories


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JD, Stanford Law School, 2004, Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review

BA, Wake Forest University, 2001, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

New York

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