Amanda regularly advises clients in the health care industry on clinical research matters. Amanda has extensive experience developing research compliance policies and processes, drafting and editing informed consent documents and HIPAA authorizations, and creating research-related policies and template agreements. Amanda assists clients by drafting, reviewing, and negotiating industry-sponsored clinical trial agreements, confidentiality agreements, data use agreements, material transfer agreements, investigator-initiated research agreements, research collaboration agreements, biological tissue supply agreements, professional physician services agreements, hospital services agreements, visiting scholar agreements, institutional review board reliance agreements, business associate agreements, and federal grants and subcontracts.
Before her work at Coppersmith Brockelman, Amanda was Associate Director of the Sponsored Projects office at the University of Michigan, where she trained and managed a team of contract negotiators and research administrators dedicated to clinical research contracts and grants. Amanda also developed, coordinated, and administered training to physicians, clinical research coordinators, and research administrators on research contracts, financial award management, grant administration, and research compliance. Amanda also worked for the University’s insurance company drafting and negotiating physician group agreements. Before joining the University of Michigan, Amanda was an associate attorney on the healthcare transactions and the medical malpractice defense litigation teams at a Michigan law firm.