Amy Felder Ketchings


Amy Felder Ketchings was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1971. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor and Honors in Philosophy from Millsaps College in 1993, where she graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Mississippi School of law, where she graduated cum laude, and was inducted into Phi Theta Phi.  Mrs. Ketchings is AV-Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Mrs. Ketchings has extensive experience in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, and has successfully represented clients from a variety of private industries and the public sector. She has provided critical employment solutions across a broad spectrum of employment issues, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, ERISA, affirmative action and OFCCP compliance, state law wrongful discharge and employment tort claims, restrictive covenants, unemployment benefits, workers’ compensation, and regulatory compliance and human resources. 

Bar Admissions:

  • All Mississippi State and Federal Courts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1997
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Cum Laude 
    • Honors: Phi Theta Phi
    • Honors: Member, Associate Articles Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board
  • Millsaps College, 1993
    • Bachelor of Arts, English
    • Honors in Philosphy
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • Mississippi Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Society of Human Resources Management

Practice Concentration:

  • Complex and individual labor and employment defense and related administrative practice; Title VII; ADA; FMLA; ADEA; FLSA; Wage and Hour; discrimination; harassment; retaliation; employer advise and counseling; human resources; unemployment benefits; policy drafting; workers’ compensation; restrictive covenants; tort and complex commercial litigation; insurance defense. 

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