Amanda Heitz focuses her practice on defense of product liability and class actions, with an emphasis on advanced motion and appellate litigation. She advocates for clients across multiple industries, including automotive, consumer product, and medical device manufacturers in claims involving catastrophic personal injuries, wrongful death, property damage, consumer fraud and breach of contract claims. She also has substantial experience in toxic tort and asbestos claims.
Amanda is an experienced written and oral advocate, leveraging a significant legal writing background—which includes Arizona Supreme Court and Court of Appeals clerkships to prepare essential motions and briefings. From preliminary motions to dismiss on purely legal grounds to comprehensive dispositive and appellate briefing in cases with voluminous factual records, Amanda has experience preparing and arguing critical motions at every phase of a case. Along with representing clients in active litigation, Amanda is also experienced in preparing amicus briefs on behalf of organizations whose perspectives may enrich a court’s analysis of legal issues.
In addition to appellate and advanced motion advocacy in cases in which she has been involved since their inception, Amanda is also skilled in trial support advocate who can efficiently and effectively immerse herself in new facts and legal issues to support trial teams. Case teams regularly seek her assistance with crucial motion practice, jury instructions, and appellate preservation issues.
Amanda is passionate about developing the next generation of attorneys and chairs Bowman and Brooke’s Associate Development Committee, where she works with associates and partners to develop training and mentoring programs. She also serves on Bowman and Brooke’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and regularly participates in recruitment and law student outreach. Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and being active in the community. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Phoenix, a trained Godly Play storyteller, and actively supports the Arizona Theatre Company.