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Amber Floyd

Senior Associate

P 901-537-1054 F 901-537-1010

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

 

Amber Floyd is a member of the Firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Service Team.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation and construction law.   

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Location

1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38120

Representative Matters

  • BancorpSouth v. Johnson, et al., (TN Court of Appeals): Successfully represented bank client in the enrollment and enforcement of a foreign judgment.  Defendants appealed lower court’s ruling ordering enforcement of a foreign judgment on various grounds, including fraud and violation of public policy. Appellate court upheld trial court’s ruling in favor of bank client.
  • Represented regional and local lenders in bankruptcy adversarial proceedings, foreclosure litigation, and other debt recovery actions.
  • Represented a national retailer in numerous premise liability actions.
  • Represented construction industry participants, including owners, contractors, and design professionals, in complex construction litigation.
  • Represent Stewart Title Guaranty Company on several title insurance defense matters.

Honors

  • Tennessee Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division President's Award (2016)
  • Memphis Business Journal's Best of the Bar Award for "Ace Associate" (2016)
  • Tennessee Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter Award (2015)
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Attorney for Justice (2015, 2016)
  • Memphis Bar Association's Access to Justice Award (2014)
  • Recipient of the National Bar Association's President's Award
  • National Bar Association's BAR/BRI Scholarship Recipient
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Business Organizations I
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Professional Responsibility
  • Leo Berman, Sr. American Inns of Court, Pupil Member
  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Student Leadership Council

Education

2010 - J.D., University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

2007 - B.S. (Education) summa cum laude, The University of Memphis

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Ben F. Jones Chapter (National Bar Association)
    • Community Services Committee, Chair (2017)
    • President (2015)
    • Vice President (2014)
    • Corresponding and Recording Secretary (2011-2014)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Diversity Committee Chair (2016)
    • Leadership Law Program (2016)
    • Bankruptcy Section Executive Council, Western TN Delegate (2013-2014)
  • American Bar Association; Forum on Construction Industry
    • Division 10 Executive Editor for Construction Law update
      • 2015
      • 2016
      • 2017
  • Memphis Bar Association
    • Board of Directors (2017)
    • Access to Justice Committee, Chair (2017)
    • Leadership Forum (Class of 2013)
  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners; Exam Assistant
  • Memphis Bar Association, Member; Leadership Forum (Class of 2013)
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Member
  • Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inns of Court, Associate Member

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee

 

Civic Involvement

  • Memphis Area Legal Services
    • 2015 Access to Justice Campaign 
    • 2014 Campaign for Equal Justice Committee
    • Saturday Legal Clinic
  • Team Read, Reading Coach
  • Links to Summer Reading Program, Volunteer
  • Volunteer with Memphis City Schools Workforce Investment Network Program
  • Community Partner for Shelby County Schools
  • Girlfriends for Life Mentoring Program, Mentor

Interests

  • Travel

Representative Matters

  • BancorpSouth v. Johnson, et al., (TN Court of Appeals): Successfully represented bank client in the enrollment and enforcement of a foreign judgment.  Defendants appealed lower court’s ruling ordering enforcement of a foreign judgment on various grounds, including fraud and violation of public policy. Appellate court upheld trial court’s ruling in favor of bank client.
  • Represented regional and local lenders in bankruptcy adversarial proceedings, foreclosure litigation, and other debt recovery actions.
  • Represented a national retailer in numerous premise liability actions.
  • Represented construction industry participants, including owners, contractors, and design professionals, in complex construction litigation.
  • Represent Stewart Title Guaranty Company on several title insurance defense matters.

Honors

  • Tennessee Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division President's Award (2016)
  • Memphis Business Journal's Best of the Bar Award for "Ace Associate" (2016)
  • Tennessee Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Star of the Quarter Award (2015)
  • Tennessee Supreme Court Attorney for Justice (2015, 2016)
  • Memphis Bar Association's Access to Justice Award (2014)
  • Recipient of the National Bar Association's President's Award
  • National Bar Association's BAR/BRI Scholarship Recipient
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Business Organizations I
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Professional Responsibility
  • Leo Berman, Sr. American Inns of Court, Pupil Member
  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Student Leadership Council

Education

2010 - J.D., University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

2007 - B.S. (Education) summa cum laude, The University of Memphis

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Ben F. Jones Chapter (National Bar Association)
    • Community Services Committee, Chair (2017)
    • President (2015)
    • Vice President (2014)
    • Corresponding and Recording Secretary (2011-2014)
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division, Diversity Committee Chair (2016)
    • Leadership Law Program (2016)
    • Bankruptcy Section Executive Council, Western TN Delegate (2013-2014)
  • American Bar Association; Forum on Construction Industry
    • Division 10 Executive Editor for Construction Law update
      • 2015
      • 2016
      • 2017
  • Memphis Bar Association
    • Board of Directors (2017)
    • Access to Justice Committee, Chair (2017)
    • Leadership Forum (Class of 2013)
  • Tennessee Board of Law Examiners; Exam Assistant
  • Memphis Bar Association, Member; Leadership Forum (Class of 2013)
  • Tennessee Association of Construction Counsel, Member
  • Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inns of Court, Associate Member

Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee

 

Civic Involvement

  • Memphis Area Legal Services
    • 2015 Access to Justice Campaign 
    • 2014 Campaign for Equal Justice Committee
    • Saturday Legal Clinic
  • Team Read, Reading Coach
  • Links to Summer Reading Program, Volunteer
  • Volunteer with Memphis City Schools Workforce Investment Network Program
  • Community Partner for Shelby County Schools
  • Girlfriends for Life Mentoring Program, Mentor

Interests

  • Travel
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