Amanda Wuenscher Mitchell is magna cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. Upon completion of her degree, she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She is also a graduate of the University Of South Carolina School Of Law where she earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence. A member of the South Carolina Bar, she has been asked to serve as a guest lecturer for multiple undergraduate courses to discuss the legislative process, professional development, and general political science.
During her undergraduate program she worked first as a Senate page and later as a research assistant in the South Carolina legislature. These roles gave her an introduction to the realm of political endeavor and gave her valuable experience in researching pending legislation and insight to the processes of state government. Her skill set includes excellent legal reasoning and communication skills, persuasiveness, and public speaking, as well as a distinct aptitude for negotiations.
She joined MD&A in 2007, and has become a valuable resource to the firm’s clients. In addition to her lobbying experience in the executive, administrative, and legislative arenas, she has extensive experience in legislative drafting, coordinating events for clients, and association and coalition development. She excels in her role as a lobbyist and is able to communicate complex ideas and suggested outcomes to both clients and legislators. Our clients have full confidence in her ability to develop and execute a strategy to both protect their interests and keep their issues in front of decision-makers.