Amanda L. David is an assistant federal defender at the Federal Defenders of New York, Inc. in the Eastern District. She also co-teaches the Federal Defender Clinic at New York University School of Law. Prior to joining the Federal Defenders, Amanda represented clients in delinquency and criminal proceedings in D.C. Superior Court as a staff attorney at the Public Defender Service for five years. She is a 2008 graduate of New York University School of Law where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern scholar and managing editor of the journal Review of Law and Social Change. In 2005, Amanda earned her Bachelor’s degree in Metropolitan Studies and Politics from New York University. She is a native of Brooklyn, NY.