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Amanda E. Manahan, Esq.

Founding Partner, Orange County Office


Office Line: 949-799-8002



7700 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 180
Irvine, CA 92618

Ms. Manahan manages the Firm’s
Employment Law Practice Group.


Amanda E. Manahan is a founding partner of Manahan O’Dell LLP.  Her practice focuses on employment claims on behalf of the employee in both state and federal courts.  Ms. Manahan has handled employment claims involving single and multi-plaintiff PAGA, sexual harassment and assault, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour claims, misclassification of independent contractors and breach of employment contracts.  Ms. Manahan is a seasoned litigator with trial and appellate experience. 


Prior to joining Manahan O’Dell LLP, Ms. Manahan represented Fortune 500 and other corporate clients and high net worth individuals in employment, complex business litigation, securities litigation, insurance coverage, construction, and appellate work.   


Ms. Manahan graduated in 1998 from California Western School of Law, cum laude and with a full academic scholarship. After graduating from law school Ms. Manahan served as a Judicial Clerk for Vice-Chief Justice Cliff Young of the Nevada Supreme Court


Noted in “who’s who” of Orange County lawyers.

Award for women of distinction.

Professional & community involvement:

  • Member, Orange County Bar Association

  • Employment Labor Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association

  • Past Board Member for the Orange County Women Lawyers

  • Past Board Member for EP Development

  • Past Board Member for Relevant Ads

  • Founding Member of ProConnect Networking Group

  • Member Zeta Tau Alpha Alumni Association

Bar Admissions:

Admitted to practice before all California courts.

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