Amanda E. Cvinar

AMANDA E. CVINAR is a member of the firm’s commercial group. She practices in the areas of business and corporate law, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, liquor licensing, estate planning, renewable energy development and public finance, where she drafts loan and due diligence documents.

While pursuing her J.D., Amanda served as a law clerk to the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General and as a legal extern for the Public Regulations Commission. She also clerked for Sutin, where she assisted clients with forming, governing, and selling their businesses and with trademark applications to the USPTO. Prior to entering law school, Amanda worked as an environmental compliance professional and technical program lead at Los Alamos National Laboratory. She used this experience to provide the foundation for her Master’s thesis to fulfill federal and environmental regulatory requirements.


  • New Mexico, 2021


  • University of New Mexico Law School, 2021, J.D.
  • Adams State University, 2017, M.A., Cultural Resource Management, with honors
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012, B.A., Archaeology/Anthropology, with honors

Professional & Community Involvement

  • President, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
  • Vice President, UNM Business Law Society
Skip to content