Amanda L. Crawford

Crawford Amanda
Amanda Crawford is an associate in the Environmental Practice in the Washington, DC office. Her practice focuses on a variety of federal environmental laws and their state analogues, including the Clean Water Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act. Amanda is a 2017 graduate of Tulane University Law School, where she was a student attorney at the Environmental Law Clinic.

At Tulane, Amanda assisted with a case involving a challenge to the issuance of a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit in the Atchafalaya Basin. Prior to joining Venable, she was a litigation intern at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, where she assisted with legal research and case preparation for litigation involving nutrient pollution from agricultural operations in Virginia and stormwater discharges from municipal sources in Maryland. Before this, she served as a law clerk in both the civil and criminal clinics at the Tulane University Legal Assistance Program.




  • J.D. summa cum laude Tulane University Law School 2017
    • Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
    • Order of the Coif
    • Dean's Medal
    • Dean's Honor Scholarship
    • Haber Joseph McCarthy Environmental Law Award
    • George Dewey Nelson Memorial Award
  • B.S. Economics Pennsylvania State University 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted in Maryland Only; Practicing Under the Supervision of Venable Partners.
  • District of Columbia