Amanda Cochran-McCall serves as the Deputy Vice President for Legal Affairs where she performs the duties of deputy general counsel to The University of Texas at Austin.
Prior to joining the university, Cochran served in various roles over almost a decade at the Texas Attorney General’s Office. She managed and directed twelve civil litigation divisions of over 600 employees, 30,000 active litigation matters, and a $40 million budget. Cochran provided strategic legal guidance and direction on various matters including First Amendment, Due Process, Equal Protection, Title IX, employment law, and higher education issues for university systems and component institutions, state elected and appointed officials, and state agencies. As trial attorney, she directed and performed all aspects of litigation in state and federal court.
Cochran is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and Oklahoma City University School of Law.