Overview

Amanda Barbour is a business and real estate attorney in Holland & Knight's Jacksonville office and is a member of the firm's Corporate Services and Real Estate teams. Ms. Barbour focuses her practice on a variety of corporate and real estate transactions.

Ms. Barbour counsels clients on a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and divestitures. Additionally, Ms. Barbour advises public companies on a variety of corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters. She also assists public companies with preparing periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as advises clients on disclosure and compliance matters arising from federal securities laws, and SEC rules and regulations.

Ms. Barbour also represents developers, banks and investors in commercial real estate transactions, including real property acquisitions, financing, conveyances, leasing and title matters.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Barbour served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Susan Miller-Jones of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.

In law school, Ms. Barbour graduated second in her class. In addition, she was elected as a managing editor of the Florida Law Review. Ms. Barbour also provided assistance to members of the community with their civil rights applications as a part of the Restoration of Civil Rights Pro Bono Project.

Representative Engagements

  • Counseled public companies on annual, quarterly, and current reports filed with the SEC regarding compliance with rules
  • Represented issuer in private offerings of convertible promissory notes under Rule 506(b)
  • Represented issuer in public offering of fixed rate notes
  • Represented the owners of a brewery in the sale of their interests in the company
  • Represented borrowers in loans secured by real property
  • Represented buyers in the acquisition of commercial real property
  • Represented sellers in the disposition of commercial real property

Experience

Credentials

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Memberships
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Corporate, Business and In-House Counsel, Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Urban Land Institute North Florida
  • Cockrell Inn, International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi
  • National Society of Leadership and Success
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Delta Epsilon Iota
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • University of Central Florida LEAD Scholars
Honors & Awards
  • Order of the Coif
  • Irving Cypen Freshman Scholastic Achievement Award, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2016
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Dean's List, 2015-2018
  • Book Award, Mergers and Acquisitions, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2018
  • Book Award, Evidence, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2016
  • Book Award, Professional Responsibility, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2016
  • Book Award, Property, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2015

Publications

News