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Amanda Romfh Jesteadt

Amanda Romfh Jesteadt



Mandy Jesteadt's practice focuses on litigation and counseling in complex antitrust and telecommunications matters. She defends companies facing antitrust and unfair competition claims. In addition, as part of Carlton Fields’ antitrust cartel recovery practice, she assists corporate clients to recover damages from national and international cartels. Mandy also represents wireless carriers in nationwide litigation. She regularly handles matters across the country in federal and state courts and in arbitration, involving intellectual property, contract, consumer issues, and other matters.

Mandy has additional significant experience in litigation regarding trade secrets, consumer finance, loan servicing, and commercial foreclosures.

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  • Represented several telecommunications carriers in prosecution of unfair competition, federal trademark infringement, and fraud cases before federal courts and arbitration panels across the country, including in New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Illinois, Nevada, and Florida; obtained several multimillion-dollar judgments and permanent injunctions. See, e.g., MetroPCS v. Fiesta Cell Phone & Dish Network, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-03573 (S.D. Tex. Nov. 2, 2017) (final judgment against defendants for $3 million in favor of client); MetroPCS v. Fiesta Cell Phone & Dish Network, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-03573, 2017 WL 958592 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 6, 2017) (final judgment against defendant for $7,421,025.65 in favor of client).
  • Represented several computer manufacturers, mobile handset manufacturers, and electronic manufacturing service companies as direct action opt-out claimants in multidistrict commercial litigation to recover damages from an international price-fixing cartel in the electrolytic capacitor market. In re Capacitors Antitrust Litig., No. 3:13-cv-03264 (N.D. Cal.).
  • Defended large health care conglomerate in commercial litigation alleging monopolization, group boycott, exclusive dealing, and merger-challenge claims brought by alleged competitor. N. Brevard Cty. Hosp. Dist. v. Health First, Inc., No. 05-2015-CA-039908 (Fla. Cir. Ct.).


  • Finalist, Dorothy Height Racial Justice Award, YWCA of Palm Beach County (2021)
  • Finalist, Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County Giraffe Award (2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2021–2024)
  • Florida Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine (2019)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Women’s Foundation of Florida
    • Board of Directors Vice Chair (2020–present)
    • Board of Directors (2019–present)
    • Raise the Bar Committee (2018–present)
    • Chair, Women on the Bench Program (2016–present)
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter
    • President (2018–2019)
    • President-Elect (2017–2018)
    • Board of Directors (2010–2017)
  • The Florida Bar
    • Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee Member (2020–present)
    • Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2015–2019)
    • Committee on Professionalism (2012–2015)
  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Center on Children and Families Youth Summit
    • Volunteer (March 2009)
  • Gator TeamChild Law Clinic 
    • Certified Legal Intern (Fall 2008–Spring 2009)
  • Guardian ad Litem Program
    • Guardian Supervisor (2005–2006)
    • Youth Advocate (2004–2005)
  • Three Rivers Legal Services
    • Pro Se Divorce Clinic (March 2008–April 2008, September 2008–October 2008) 
    • Housing Clinic (October 2008–November 2008)


  • University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009)
  • University of Chicago (B.A., with honors, 2004)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Florida State Courts


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