Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson

“I believe in providing the highest standard of client care, so that each client feels important, heard, and well represented."

Amanda Peterson is an Associate Attorney in the Baltimore office of Harrison Law Group.

Amanda has represented various clients in all aspects of complex construction defect litigation. Many of these cases involved breach of contract, negligent construction, negligent repair, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act as well as breach of Title 10 and Title 11 warranties. Amanda has worked closely with architects and engineers during invasive inspections to analyze the existence of building code violations as well as deviations from plans and specifications. Amanda has extensive experience working closely with clients to develop a strong professional relationship in order to achieve their litigation goals. By working with various condominium associations, Amanda has developed a unique perspective that will not only benefit owners in construction disputes, but also contractors and subcontractors in defending against construction defect claims.

Amanda received her Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2007. Amanda attended law school at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctorate in 2012. While attending law school, Amanda participated in the University of Aberdeen study abroad program located in Aberdeen, Scotland and was a member of Phi Alpha Delta. Additionally, Amanda was a Rule 16 Student Attorney for the University of Baltimore Family Law Clinic where she represented clients in child custody disputes, modifications of child support, temporary protective orders and pendente lite child custody hearings. While in the Family Law Clinic, Amanda drafted and presented oral testimony in support of a bill that was presented to Maryland House of Delegates Economic Matters Committee.

Prior to law school, Amanda had extensive experience in residential real estate transactions. Amanda worked closely with realtors, mortgage companies, banks, appraisers, inspectors, title companies and homeowners to assist in the sale and purchase of residential properties. From this, Amanda has experience in drafting and analyzing sales contracts, reviewing pre-closing and HUD statements, and reviewing title for issues.

Amanda is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and its Construction Law Section, Real Property Section and Young Lawyers Section.