Overview

Mr. Amonette practices in the areas of international disputes and commercial litigation  and has experience representing clients in federal matters related to the Anti-Terrorism Act, as well as U.S. sanctions laws administered and enforced by the  Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Mr. Amonette has extensive experience in advising clients on issues related to discovery in complex litigation and international disputes, including the preservation, collection, processing, review and production of documents and electronically stored information. He also has experience managing large scale document reviews for litigation.  

While in law school Mr. Amonette interned at the energy and natural resources department of the Aksan Law Firm in Istanbul, Turkey, where he worked primarily on matters relating to foreign direct investment in Turkey’s energy sector.  Mr. Amonette also interned with the Honorable Judge Linda G. Morrissey at the Tulsa County District Court and was president of the Tulsa Chapter of the International Law Students Association.

Other Languages

  • Arabic (fluent)

Professional Affiliations

  • D.C. Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Experience

  • Intern, Aksan Law Firm, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Judge Linda G. Morrissey, Tulsa County District Court

Representative Matters

  • Representation of Middle Eastern charities in multi-district litigation relating to alleged violations of the Anti-Terrorism Act and other intentional tort claims
  • Representation of Saudi Arabian conglomerate in global litigation concerning complex financial service fraud totaling in excess of $10 billion
  • Representation of the International Islamic Relief Organization of Saudi Arabia in petition to the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), which successfully resulted in the removal of the organization's offices in Indonesia and the Philippines from the OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list

Publications & Events

In the News

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law (J.D. 2009)
  • University of Denver (B.A. 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia