Amber B. Barlow

Amber B. Barlow

 

Amber B. Barlow is Senior Counsel with Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC. Amber’s practice focuses on complex litigation matters, including environmental litigation, toxic tort litigation, and premises and products liability. She is licensed to practice in all Louisiana state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana.

Amber graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law in 2012, receiving both a Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Civil Law. Prior to law school, she completed her undergraduate education in 2009 at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with minors in English, Classical Civilizations, and Sociology.

In law school, Amber served as Managing Editor of the Law Review, President of the Women’s Student Bar Association, Vice President of the Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association-Student Chapter, Law Student Bar Association Senator, and Mississippi College School of Law Honor Court Justice. She was awarded the Am Jur Award in Trial Practice taught by Presiding Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Jess Dickinson as well as receiving the Mississippi Defense Lawyer’s Association’s Outstanding Leadership Award. While in law school, she clerked for the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Staff Attorney’s Office and the Honorable Neil P. Olack, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi.


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AWARDS AND OTHER NOTABLES

  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel’s 2019 Young Lawyers Committee Member of the Year
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, “Rising Star”, Environmental Litigation (2019)
  • LSBA Leadership Class (2019-2020)
    PUBLICATIONS

  • “Hey,Young Lawyers, Be More Than a Name on a Membership List: An Open Letter to Fellow Young Lawyers”, LADC’s Newsletter, September 1, 2018
  • Attacking the “Any Exposure” Theory in Asbestos Litigation,” DRI’s The Whisper, December 5, 2014
  • Waging a Cyber War: Law Firms on the Defense,” DRI’s The Voice, December 23, 2013
  • Amber Barlow. “The Anna Nicole Show (Still): The Core/ Non-Core Dichotomy in Stern v. Marshall.” The MDLA Quarterly. Vol. 36, No. 4, Winter 2012, pp. 18-23.
  • Amber co-authored the chapter on Louisiana in the American Bar Association’s Fifty-State Survey of Toxic Exposure Claims, published in 2016: Ziffer, L., Barlow, A. “Louisiana.” Toxic Exposure Claims. Ed. ABA Section of Litigation Products Liability Committee. Chicago: ABA Book Publishing, 2016. Print.
    • PRESENTATIONS

    • “Recent Developments in Tort Law”, January 31, 2019
      • PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

        Louisiana Bar Association (2012-present)
      • Class Action, Mass Tort & Complex Litigation Section
      • Environmental Law Section
      • Ethics Advisory Service Committee (2019-present)
      • Women’s Energy Network South Louisiana Chapter Board of Directors
      • Dinner Auction Committee Co-Chair/New Orleans Program Co-Director (2015-2017)
      • Sponsorship Director (2018-present)
      • Women’s Energy Network National Conference (2017-present)
      • 2017 National Conference Marketing Committee Member (2017)
      • 2019 National Conference Sponsorship Committee Chair (2018-present)
      • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (2016-present)
      • Young Lawyers Committee (2018)
      • Defense Research Institute (2015-present)
      • 2018 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar Marketing Committee
      • 2019 DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar Marketing Committee
      • 2019 DRI Talc Litigation Seminar Counsel Meeting Chair
      • Federal Bar Association (2013-present)
          COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

          Junior League of New Orleans (2014-present)
        • Lagniappe Writer (2014-2016)
        • Community Assistance Fund Committee Member (2016-2018)
        • Women Entrepreneur Fellowship Committee Member (2018)
        • American Cancer Society Advocate (2016-present)
        • Belles and Beaus Ball Committee Member (2016-present)
        • Auction & Revenue Enhancers Committee Member (2017-2018)
        • Social Media Committee Member (2018-present)
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