Amanda Fiorilla is an associate in the firm’s New York office whose practice focuses on complex litigation. Ms. Fiorilla covers a range of practice areas, including commodities manipulation, antitrust violations, consumer protection, and data breach cases.
Bond Rigging: Ms. Fiorilla was a part of the Lowey team responsible for prosecuting In re GSE Bonds Antitrust Litigation, Case No. 19-cv-1704 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y.), a class action against sixteen of the world’s largest banks alleging a conspiracy to fix the prices of debt securities issued by government sponsored entities. To date, Plaintiffs have obtained over $386 million in settlements.
Benchmark Manipulation: Ms. Fiorilla has assisted in the prosecution of Laydon, et al. v. Mizuho Bank, Ltd., et al., 12-CV-3419 (GBD) (S.D.N.Y.), a CEA class action alleging benchmark manipulation of the Tokyo Interbank Offered Rate (TIBOR) and the London Interbank Offered Rate for Japanese Yen (Yen LIBOR) by several of the world’s largest financial institutions. The court has granted final approval to more than $305 million in settlements.
Data Breach: As a member of Lowey’s data breach practice, Ms. Fiorilla is actively involved in the prosecution of several data breach class actions, including In re Wawa Data Sec. Litig., Case No. 19-cv-06019 (GEKP) (E.D. Pa.), a class action on behalf of financial institutions impacted by the breach of convenience store and gas chain Wawa’s payment card system. The breach is estimated to have compromised over 30 million payment cards. Additionally, Ms. Fiorilla represents a class of consumers whose payment card information was compromised by malware installed on convenience store Rutter’s payment card system in In re Rutter’s Inc. Data Sec. Breach Litig., Case No. 20-cv-00382 (M.D. Pa.).
Consumer Protection: Ms. Fiorilla is currently involved in two consumer privacy class actions against Google and Apple, respectively, for the unauthorized recording of individuals by voice assistants. See In re Google Assistant Privacy Litig., Case No. 19-cv-04286 (N.D. Cal.); Lopez v. Apple, Inc., Case No. 19-cv- 04577 (N.D. Cal.).
Prior to joining Lowey Dannenberg, Ms. Fiorilla served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Patty Shwartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Ms. Fiorilla earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Pace Law School in 2019. During law school, Ms. Fiorilla served as Editor-in-Chief of The Pace Law Review. She was also President of the Corporate & Commercial Law Society, a Research Assistant, and Dean’s Scholar in the subjects of Property and Civil Procedure. Ms. Fiorilla co-authored of a publication on the history of public corruption statutes and the prosecution of public officials.
She received her undergraduate degree, cum laude, in Political Science from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2015. She was President of the Philosophy Club and a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.
Christian Levis, Amanda Fiorilla, Some Credit Unions Have Received Settlements; Should You Take Your Situation to Court?, CU Management, (Mar. 10, 2020), https://www.cumanagement.com/articles/2020/03/recovering-card-losses-after-third-party-breaches.
B.A. Ramapo College, cum laude
J.D. Pace Law School, magna cum laude
New York, New Jersey