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Edwardsville, IL


Areas of Practice

  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Commercial
  • Creditors & Bankruptcy


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016
  • University of Illinois, B.A. in History and Communication; minor in Leadership Studies, cum laude, 2013


  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Courts for the
    • Southern District of Illinois
    • Eastern District of Missouri

Practice Description

Amanda R. McQuaid is an associate in the firm’s banking and financial services group. She focuses her practice on transactional and litigation matters, including bankruptcy matters, corporate and business law, and collections.

Prior to her graduation from law school, Ms. McQuaid served as a Summer Associate with HeplerBroom. She was previously a law clerk for a firm in Central Illinois.  

Bar/Professional Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Bankruptcy Association of Southern Illinois
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award
    • Contracts
    • Property
    • Toxic Torts
  • Dean's List
  • The Elder Law Journal
    • Admissions Editor
  • Harno Scholar
  • Honors in Legal Research, Legal Writing, and Introduction to Advocacy
  • Illinois Student Bar Association
    • President
  • Prisoners’ Rights Research Project
    • President
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Notation
  • 7/11 Student Attorney, Family Advocacy Clinic

Published Legal Writing

  • “Counterpoint: Should Courts Look Favorably at Bonuses in Bankruptcy Cases?” Illinois Business Journal (October 2016). (co-author)