Amanda Kurzydlowski is a litigation associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

As an associate at Latham, Ms. Kurzydlowski maintains an active pro bono practice, particularly in relation to prisoners’ rights, criminal justice reform, and immigration matters. 

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Kurzydlowski was a summer associate in the New York office and a 2019 Diversity Scholar. 

While attending Cornell Law School, Ms. Kurzydlowski served as an editor of the Cornell Law Review, served as President of Cornell’s chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), and worked actively in the International Human Rights Clinic’s efforts to eliminate the mandatory death penalty. 

During law school, Ms. Kurzydlowski also interned for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), an organization that advocates for the rights of unaccompanied migrant and refugee children in the United States. 

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Cornell Law School, 2020
  • BA in Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2017