Amanda Grannis

Associate agrannis@thsh.com 212-508-6788

Amanda Grannis

Associate agrannis@thsh.com 212-508-6788

Amanda Grannis

Associate agrannis@thsh.com 212-508-6788

Biography

Amanda Grannis is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Amanda represents individual and corporate clients in a broad range of commercial, real estate, securities and white criminal defense matters.

Having trial experience in both state and federal court, Amanda handles cases from their commencement to resolution. Amanda has also drafted appellate briefs filed with the New York Court of Appeals, as well as with various U.S. Courts of Appeals. Amanda particularly enjoys assisting clients with minimizing litigation expenses and achieving cost-effective settlements. To this end, Amanda has extensive experience mediating disputes outside of court.

Amanda has civil litigation experience in a broad array of matters, including class action defense, claims brought under federal securities laws, direct and derivative shareholders’ claims, partnership disputes, complex contract and fraud actions, theft of trade secrets, and defamation lawsuits. Amanda has specific experience representing investors, developers, landlords, and brokerage firms in the real estate industry.

Amanda additionally has significant criminal law experience, and prior to joining Tannenbaum Helpern, often defended individuals charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). Amanda’s criminal law experience includes cross-examining government witnesses at a CFAA trial held in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and drafting appellate briefs and sentencing memoranda filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • Obtained trial verdict in favor of metal exporter client who brought breach of contract claims against wholesale supplier
  • Successfully represented defendant charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act at trial held in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Successfully represented a registered investment advisor in an SEC civil enforcement action
  • Achieved dismissal of veil piercing claim brought against a real estate management company
  • Achieved dismissal of a class action lawsuit brought against a publicly traded real estate investment trust in federal court
  • Achieved summary judgment in favor of a commercial landlord in an action for breach of a guaranty
  • Successfully represented a New York bank in a federal class action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Successfully represented minority shareholders that brought direct claims for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud against majority shareholders

College:

  • B.A., Binghamton University (summa cum laude)

Law School:

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll and Bertolotti LLP
  • Kaplan Landau PLLC
  • Tor Ekeland PLLC
  • New York City Bar Association-Federal Courts Committee (2018-2021)
  • New York Bar Association
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York Real Estate Journal Ones to Watch (2021)

Amanda Grannis is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Amanda represents individual and corporate clients in a broad range of commercial, real estate, securities and white criminal defense matters.

Having trial experience in both state and federal court, Amanda handles cases from their commencement to resolution. Amanda has also drafted appellate briefs filed with the New York Court of Appeals, as well as with various U.S. Courts of Appeals. Amanda particularly enjoys assisting clients with minimizing litigation expenses and achieving cost-effective settlements. To this end, Amanda has extensive experience mediating disputes outside of court.

Amanda has civil litigation experience in a broad array of matters, including class action defense, claims brought under federal securities laws, direct and derivative shareholders’ claims, partnership disputes, complex contract and fraud actions, theft of trade secrets, and defamation lawsuits. Amanda has specific experience representing investors, developers, landlords, and brokerage firms in the real estate industry.

Amanda additionally has significant criminal law experience, and prior to joining Tannenbaum Helpern, often defended individuals charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). Amanda’s criminal law experience includes cross-examining government witnesses at a CFAA trial held in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and drafting appellate briefs and sentencing memoranda filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

  • Obtained trial verdict in favor of metal exporter client who brought breach of contract claims against wholesale supplier
  • Successfully represented defendant charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act at trial held in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Successfully represented a registered investment advisor in an SEC civil enforcement action
  • Achieved dismissal of veil piercing claim brought against a real estate management company
  • Achieved dismissal of a class action lawsuit brought against a publicly traded real estate investment trust in federal court
  • Achieved summary judgment in favor of a commercial landlord in an action for breach of a guaranty
  • Successfully represented a New York bank in a federal class action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Successfully represented minority shareholders that brought direct claims for breach of fiduciary duty and fraud against majority shareholders

College:

  • B.A., Binghamton University (summa cum laude)

Law School:

  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law
  • Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll and Bertolotti LLP
  • Kaplan Landau PLLC
  • Tor Ekeland PLLC
  • New York City Bar Association-Federal Courts Committee (2018-2021)
  • New York Bar Association
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York Real Estate Journal Ones to Watch (2021)
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