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Amanda Sheridan


Amanda Sheridan

Amanda Bruchs Sheridan is the Senior Attorney for Legislation in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Office of Chief Counsel. She provides legal and policy analysis and advice to agency leadership on the status of pending and proposed aviation legislation, prepares written testimony and counsels FAA witnesses before congressional hearings, and provides technical drafting assistance in response to requests from congressional staff. She was an attorney in the Enforcement Division of the Office of Chief Counsel from 2008-2017. During her tenure with the Enforcement Division, she represented the agency in administrative proceedings before the National Transportation Safety Board, U.S. Department of Transportation, and in the U.S. Courts of Appeals. Before joining the FAA, she served as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and law clerk for Senior Judge Peter T. Fay. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuits.