Overview

Amelia McDermott is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in California. As a brief writer assigned to class, collective, mass and representative actions, Amelia formulates and executes briefing strategy. She evaluates and selects legal authority that supports the facts and circumstances of each case and prepares substantive briefs and motions, including complex dispositive motions, class certification motions and other strategic briefing.

Amelia has many years of experience in civil litigation, including complex business cases and employment-related matters. In addition, her practice has focused on law and motion as well as appeals. She is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. 

While in law school, Amelia was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board, the magistrar of the international legal fraternity of Phi Delta Phi, and the founding content editor of the San Diego International Law Journal.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

San Diego County Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., University of San Diego, 1995

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California