Amanda J. Alasauskas

Chicago, Illinois

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Amanda J. Alasauskas is an associate at Arnett Law Group, primarily focusing on insurance defense and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property and entertainment law issues. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2017.

Ms. Alasauskas earned her B.A. in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology from Indiana University Bloomington in 2014, and her J.D. with a certificate in Intellectual Property from DePaul University College of Law in 2017. She joined Arnett Law Group as a law clerk while she was attending law school at DePaul. At DePaul, she served as a Staff Writer and Associate Editor of Notes and Comments for Volume 66 of the DePaul Law Review, and was the founder of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society.

Ms. Alasauskas is also actively involved with American Bar Association’s Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, where she is the Young Lawyer Assistant Editor for the Entertainment and Sports Lawyer.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2017


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2014
  • Indiana University, Bloomington
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Published Works

  • A Young Lawyer’s Perspective: How “Bigly” is the Future of the Music Industry? It’s “Yuge!”, Ent’mt & Sports Lawyer, Winter 2018, at 60
  • A Young Lawyer’s Perspective: Trademarks, Counterfeits, and Piracy! Oh, My! — Hot Topics in Global Intellectual Property, Ent’mt & Sports Lawyer, Winter 2018, at 64
  • Save Rock and Roll: A Look at Rights Afforded to Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and Why Federalization Should Be Granted, 66 DePaul L. Rev. 265 (2017)
  • A Law Student’s Perspective: Digital Get Down—Music Licensing in the Digital Age, Ent’mt & Sports Lawyer, Winter 2016, at 75
  • Third Circuit Strikes Down New Jersey Sports Gambling Law…Again, Pokémon Go and Sue for Nuisance!, Wiz Khalifa Pulls a 180 on Record Company Concerning 360 Deal, in Fall 2016 Litigation Update, Ent’mt & Sports Lawyer, Fall 2016, at 11, 33–35

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries
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