Amanda Stubblefield Burton practices in the firm's Litigation Group, where she assists individuals and companies with a wide range of matters related to litigation and dispute resolution.
Prior to joining KMK, Amanda served as a law clerk to the Hon. David L. Bunning, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, where she managed one-third of the Court's civil and criminal dockets, supervised and trained incoming law clerks and interns, and represented Judge Bunning's Chambers on sub-committees and at conferences. Amanda also worked as a litigation associate at McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland PLLC in Lexington, Kentucky, where she gained experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including discovery, depositions, motion practice, oral arguments, trials, and appeals. She has experience practicing in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies.
Amanda earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2014, where she graduated magna cum laude, and was elected into the Order of the Coif. She served as Notes Editor of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law, and was a member of the Women's Law Caucus. Amanda earned a B.A in History, summa cum laude, from Eastern Kentucky University in 2011
Represented multiple financial institutions in purported class actions against claims alleging the improper charging of overdraft fees and NSF fees.
Defended large financial institution against class action claims related to the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program, resulting in voluntary dismissal of all claims
Represented multiple corporate defendants against class action claims relating to alleged violations of the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and other federal consumer statutes
Defended large media company against defamation claims, resulting in judgment for the defendant on all claims
Defended majority shareholder against breach of fiduciary duty claim seeking over $30 million, resulting in judgment for the defendant
Defended ERISA trustee against class action claims related to breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA
Professional and Community Involvement
Cincy Next, Class 7
Cincinnati Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, Appointed Delegate
News & Resources
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
J.D., University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, 2014, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Notes Editor - Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law
B.A., Eastern Kentucky University, 2011, summa cum laude
- Hon. David L. Bunning, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2015-2018