Amber Carpenter Associate
Amber Carpenter is an Associate Attorney at McAndrews, where she focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution. Amber has experience with pre-suit investigation and assessment, motion practice, advanced legal research, and discovery for cases in various technical areas.
Amber is currently a member of the Associate Board of the Chicago Committee on Advancing Minority Attorneys. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she served as a judicial extern for former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the Honorable Ruben Castillo. Amber also served as an Associate Editor of Loyola’s Consumer Law Review. During law school, Amber was chosen to be a member of the elite Corboy Fellowship in Trial Advocacy, a scholarship and intensive trial advocacy training program. As a Corboy fellow, Amber won two National mock trial competitions. Further, Amber has shown a commitment to diversity, serving as President of Loyola’s Black Law Students Association, the student member of the Dean’s Diversity Committee, and a Diverse Attorney Pipeline Program (DAPP) Scholar.
Prior to law school, Amber graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.