National Bar Association Names Brittany Amadi a “40 Under 40 – Nation’s Best Advocates”

National Bar Association Names Brittany Amadi a “40 Under 40 – Nation’s Best Advocates”


Brittany Amadi has been named a National Bar Association “40 Under 40 – Nation’s Best Advocates” honoree for 2021. These annual awards recognize the nation’s top lawyers under the age of 40 who exemplify a broad range of high achievement in the legal field, including in advocacy, innovation, vision, leadership and overall legal and community involvement.

Ms. Amadi was recognized for her achievements on behalf of clients and commitment to mentoring the next generation of lawyers. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and she handles matters across a range of industries and at all stages of litigation, from discovery and summary judgement to trial and appeal. Of particular note is her work at the Federal Circuit, where Ms. Amadi has appeared in more than 20 appeals.

Outside of the office, Ms. Amadi teaches patent litigation to second- and third-year law students at American University Washington College of Law. She is also active in CHiPs, a nonprofit organization aimed at advancing and connecting women in the intellectual property field, and has participated in the CHiPs next generation program aimed at helping women in IP gain more practical experience to help boost their careers.

This year’s honorees will be celebrated at the National Bar Association’s 40 Under 40 Awards Gala on July 24, 2021. The National Bar Association is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of more than 65,000 lawyers, judges, law professors and law students.