October 24, 2021

Amanda Hainsworth, of East Providence, promoted to Managing Attorney in CRD


Maura Healey, Attorney General for Massachusetts announced on Friday, October 8 that Amanda Hainsworth, an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division has been promoted to Managing Attorney in CRD. During her three years in CRD, Amanda has led groundbreaking work in a number of areas and proved to be an effective and inclusive leader, mentor, and colleague. Amanda’s achievements include an investigation of the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office which led to the closure of its immigration detention facility, a novel restorative justice agreement with the Museum of Fine Arts to resolve allegations of racial profiling, and leadership of the office’s enforcement against unlawful use of criminal record information in housing and employment. Amanda is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and she lives in Roslindale with her wife, child, and beloved dogs.

Amanda graduated from East Providence High School in 2001 as Salutatorian of her class. During high school she was active in the Band Program including Jazz Band, Concert Band and the Townie Marching Band. She was also active in the National Honor Society. Upon graduation from EP, Amanda attended Brown University, graduating with honors in 2005. Following graduation, Amanda worked for several years for NGO's including the Women's Center in Providence and GLAD in Boston, MA. After graduating from Northeastern Law in 2012 Amanda worked as an Associate for Foley Hoag, LLP in Boston, MA until embarking on her current career at the AG's Office for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


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