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Amanda Morton serves as of counsel in Ice Miller’s Real Estate Group. She assists clients with a variety of real estate and finance transactions.
Before joining Ice Miller, Amanda worked in Purdue University’s Office of Legal Counsel as associate counsel for corporate and global partnerships, where she advised and supported sponsored programs services, the senior intellectual property officer, the executive vice president for research and partnerships and the comptroller’s office on legal and regulatory issues, contractual issues, intellectual property issues and international initiatives. She served as counsel to the Purdue Research Foundation in connection with the Back a Boiler and Pave the Way income share agreement programs, including program design, servicing, consumer finance matters, corporate entity formation and capital finance. In addition, Amanda served as liaison to several other University-affiliated programs.
Previously, Amanda practiced corporate, real estate and finance law in a firm setting. Amanda’s corporate experience includes advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate entity formation and structure, corporate transitions, international contracts and international compliance matters.

She also has experience advising lenders regarding commercial real estate loan structure and documentation, drafting and negotiating commercial leases, loan defeasance transactions, mezzanine loans, construction loans, borrowing base value modifications and loan assumption transactions.
Amanda’s real estate development experience includes multi-family and mixed-use development projects, medical office transactions, resolution of complex title issues, access and utility easements, reciprocal easement agreements and private sewer agreements.
Amanda earned her juris doctor, cum laude, in 2006 from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law where she received the Mercer Lawyer Scholarship. During law school, she served as senior managing editor of the Mercer Law Review and was a member of the Brainerd Currie Honor Society.
In 2002, she graduated, cum laude, from Wake Forest University, where she received the George Foster Hankins Merit Scholarship, with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Spanish Interpreting certificate.
Amanda is licensed to practice law in Indiana and Georgia.
Speaking Engagements
  • “Creating a New Funding Option – Back a Boiler 2 Years In,” National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators National Conference, June 2018
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