Amanda Bryce Norton is a Washington attorney whose practice has involved many areas of federal regulatory law including antitrust, consumer protection, and health law. She is a graduate of Vassar College, George Washington University Law School, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and the United States Supreme Court. She was a partner in a Washington DC law firm before entering government service as Deputy Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission. Following her public health training, she served as Special Counsel for Health for the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and as Chief Mediator and Ombudsman of the Food and Drug Administration.
Ms. Norton has held academic appointments as adjunct faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, where she taught postgraduate courses in public health and the law, and as Visiting Fellow of the Kennedy Institute for Ethics at Georgetown University. She has served on various DC Bar boards and committees. Ms. Norton has also been selected to be a mediator by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Her awards include the Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society Membership, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Society of Alumni Award for Public Health Practice, the FDA Commissioner's Special Citation, the Award of Merit, and numerous Senior Executive Service awards.