Wyatt is pleased to announce that Amber Floyd has been selected as the winner in the “Ace Associate” category for the Memphis Business Journal’s inaugural “Best of the Bar” awards, which honors the top legal minds in the Memphis area.
“Best of the Bar” finalists were selected from nominees based on legal excellence in service to their firm, organization or company; service to their profession; and community involvement. The awards ceremony took place Thursday, April 28 at Opera Memphis.
Amber Floyd is a Senior Associate and member of the Firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and construction law. Ms. Floyd has had extensive experience representing regional and local lenders, national retailers, and construction industry participants in various matters including bankruptcy adversarial proceedings, foreclosure and complex construction litigation, premise liability actions, and title insurance defense. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis, summa cum laude, and her law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
For the past year, Ms. Floyd was President of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association and served as the Division 10 Associate Editor for the Forum on Construction Industry of the American Bar Association. She currently serves as Diversity Committee Chair for the Young Lawyers Division of the Tennessee Bar Association. Ms. Floyd stays active in the community. She participates in Memphis Area Legal Services’ Saturday Legal Clinics and has been involved in the organization’s Campaign for Equal Justice Committee and Access to Justice Campaign. Ms. Floyd serves as a Reading Coach for Team Read and participates in other various service projects as a member of The Links, Incorporated. Additionally, she is a Community Partner for Shelby County Schools and a Mentor for the Girlfriends for Life Mentoring Program. Ms. Floyd has been honored with the Tennessee Supreme Court Attorney for Justice Award, the Tennessee Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter Award, and the Memphis Bar Association’s Access to Justice Award.