Amy Totenberg is a federal judge in the Northern District of Georgia. In the decade prior to her appointment in March 2011, Judge Totenberg served as a special master and monitor for the U.S. District Courts in Washington, DC, and Baltimore in complex class actions involving education and the rights of students with disabilities. She also maintained an active arbitration and mediation practice during that time and taught at Emory Law School as an adjunct law professor.
While in private practice, Judge Totenberg litigated constitutional, civil rights, and employment cases for more than two decades throughout the State of Georgia. She also served as general counsel for the Atlanta Public Schools from 1994-1998. Her sister is Nina Totenberg, the American legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio.
EDUCATION: Harvard-Radcliffe College, A.B.; Harvard Law School, J.D.