- Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2010, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
- Case Western Reserve Law Review, editor-in-chief, 2009-2010; associate editor, 2008-2009
- Miami University, B.A., 2006, cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- The Honorable Karen Nelson Moore, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2011-2012
Amanda is an associate in the Vorys Cleveland office. She focuses her practice on antitrust representations with a particular emphasis on antitrust issues relating to the health care industry. Amanda has significant experience representing clients in both litigation and transactional contexts regarding issues such as price-fixing, mergers and acquisitions, monopolization, predatory pricing, price discrimination, and the Nonprofit Institutions Act. She counsels clients on antitrust issues related to corporate transactions and joint ventures, group purchasing organizations, general antitrust compliance, and investigations by the Federal Trade Commission. Amanda regularly presents to health care industry participants regarding antitrust compliance.
Her notable experiences include:
- Representing a third-party hospital in proceedings related to an FTC merger challenge
- Providing pre-transactional counseling and advice in health system merger, sale, and restructuring matters
- Representing appellants bringing predatory pricing and related claims before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Representing major U.S. retailers in a lawsuit alleging violations of the U.S. antitrust laws by Visa and MasterCard
Amanda is a member of the Antitrust Sections of the American Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association.
Amanda received her J.D., summa cum laude, from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Case Western Reserve Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. She received her B.A., cum laude, from Miami University.
Prior to joining Vorys, Amanda served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Professional and Community Activities
- Community Assessment and Treatment Services, Board of Directors, 2013-present
- 5/8/2015Vorys attorneys Matt Albers, Robin Canowitz, Lisa Reisz, Amanda Roe and Suzanne Scrutton were speakers at The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Services Providers Compliance Training on May 8, 2015.
- 5/20/2014Vorys attorneys Matthew Albers and Amanda McMurray Roe presented a health care webinar on May 20, 2014.
- 9/29/2016Client Alert: Third Circuit Reverses Denial of Preliminary Injunction in Pennsylvania Hospital MergerLast Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed a Pennsylvania district court’s decision denying a preliminary injunction in the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s (collectively, the government) challenge to a merger between Pinnacle Health System (Pinnacle) and Penn State Hershey Medical Center (Hershey) (collectively the hospitals).
- 2/10/2015Health Care Alert: Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Requiring Divestiture of a Hospital–Physician Group MergerIn a much anticipated opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld an Idaho district court’s order mandating the unwind of a merger between two health care providers in Nampa, Idaho after determining that the merger violated § 7 of the Clayton Act. In the wake of the FTC’s recent and heightened enforcement in the health care industry, St. Alphonsus Medical Center-Nampa, Inc. v. St. Luke’s Health System, Ltd., No. 14-35173, (9th Cir. Feb. 10, 2015), offers important insight into the hotly debated interplay between the integration encouraged under the Affordable Care Act and the operation of federal antitrust laws.
- 4/22/2014Health Care Alert: Sixth Circuit Decision Highlights Importance of Antitrust Considerations in Health Care Consolidation PlanningCapping one of the most significant periods of antitrust enforcement in the history of the health care industry, today the Sixth Circuit delivered its opinion in ProMedica Health System, Inc. vs. Federal Trade Commission (No. 12-3583), denying ProMedica’s petition for review of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) prior order, directing the divestiture of ProMedica’s acquisition of St. Luke’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio.
- 4/26/2013Health Care Alert: CMS Proposed Rule Would Establish Powerful New Measures for Uncovering and Combating Medicare FraudOn April 24, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Proposed Rule revamping the Medicare Incentive Reward Program (IRP) and providing CMS with greater discretion to deny or revoke enrollment privileges to certain providers and suppliers posing a higher risk of fraud to the Medicare program.