Elizabeth A. ("Beth") Amandus is a Member in the Financial Services industry group, focusing primarily on bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and commercial restructuring. She practices out of the Firm’s office in Charleston, West Virginia.
Beth helps clients navigate bankruptcy issues in the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, whether as a bankruptcy debtor, a trustee, a creditor, or a third party interested in purchasing assets from a bankruptcy estate. She has also represented creditors’ interests in bankruptcy courts across the country, including West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois, Utah, and Delaware, and has represented clients in large 363 sales and appeals of bankruptcy court decisions in other jurisdictions. Beth enjoys getting to know her clients and their businesses and seeing how her work can make a tangible difference for them.
Beth is not only the first attorney in her family, but a first generation college graduate. She graduated summa cum laude from Southern Connecticut State University in 2006 and earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Connecticut School of Law in 2009, where she was Administrative Editor for the Connecticut Journal of International Law. She was named a West Virginia SuperLawyers® Rising Star in 2017 and 2018 and was selected for the Generation Next: 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 published by The State Journal.
When she's not practicing law, you'll probably find Beth spending time with her family of six or planning a gala or fundraiser. Beth is committed to her service on the Board of Directors for Daymark, a nonprofit organization that provides shelter and services to West Virginia youth in need. She also assists with annual fundraising efforts for Legal Aid of West Virginia and the Charleston Clay Center. Beth strives each day to put her best foot forward for Jackson Kelly, her family, and her community.