Biography

Amanda Busby graduated magna cum laude from Lambuth University in Jackson, Tennessee in 1993 with a B.B.A. in Marketing. Ms. Busby received her law degree and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1998. She was a member of the Tennessee Law Review, serving as research editor in 1997, and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Her practice includes business transactions and litigation, healthcare transactions and compliance, estate planning and probate, labor and employment, real estate and general corporate matters. She is a member of the Knoxville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Education

  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D. – 1998
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board
    • Honors: Research Editor, Tennessee Law Review; Recipient of the 1996-1997 Tennessee Law Review Editing Award
    • Honors: 1st Place Team – 1997 Advocate’s Prize Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Business Transaction Concentration
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • M.B.A. – 1998
    • Major: Finance
  • Lambuth University, Jackson, Tennessee
    • B.B.A. – 1993
    • Major: Business Administration and Marketing
    • Honors: magna cum laude
profile
Amanda McCutchen Busby

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Practice Areas:

  • Healthcare Transactions & Compliance
  • Corporate Law, Business Transactions & Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Estate Planning & Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Honors

  • Tennessee Bar Association – Leadership Law Class of 2014
  • Knoxville Bar Association – 2011 President’s Award
  • Greater Knoxville Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award
  • University of Tennessee Law Review - Member; Research Editor; Editing Award
  • University of Tennessee, Moot Court Board – Member
  • 1st Place Advocates Prize Moot Court Competition
  • University of Tennessee, Order of the Barristers
  • Presenter at numerous healthcare and estate planning seminars

Professional Associations

  • Knoxville Bar Association, Immediate Past President (2018), President (2017), President-Elect (2016), Treasurer (2015) and Secretary (2014)
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Board of Governors (2011 – 2018)
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Co-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee (2005 – 2012)
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee (1998 – Present)
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member, Diversity in the Profession Committee (2016 – Present)
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member, Functions Committee (2014 – Present)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Executive Committee, East Tennessee Delegate, Health Law Section, Chair (2020-2021), Vice Chair (2019-2020)
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, Corporate and Business Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Physician Organizations Practice Group
  • Executive Women’s Association, Member, Executive Committee (2014)
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tennessee Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Knoxville Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Hamilton Burnett American Inns of Court, Master of the Bench, Officer (2019-Present)
  • East Tennessee Lawyer’s Association for Women, Member
  • Knoxville Estate Planning Council, Member

Pro-Bono Activities

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
    • Member, Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel (2017)
    • Member, Attorney Admission Committee, Knoxville Division (2015-Present)
  • Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, Hearing Committee Member
  • City of Knoxville
    • Vice Chair, Civil Service Merit Board (2018-Present)
    • Member, Civil Service Merit Board (2016-Present)
  • Knoxville Bar Association – Community Law Talk Volunteer Speaker
  • The Episcopal Church of the Ascension
    • Chair, Rector Search Committee (2019 2020-Present)
    • Chair, Endowment Committee (2016-2020), Member (2016-Present)
    • Member, Christian Formation Committee (2015-2018)
    • Senior Warden (2013)
    • Junior Warden (2012)
    • Vestry Liaison – Stewardship Committee, Finance Committee, Christian Formation Committee (2013)
    • Co-Chair, Stewardship Committee (2011)
    • Vestry Member (2011-2013)
    • Usher (2002-Present)
  • Rocky Hill Elementary School Foundation
    • Founding Board Member (2011-2014)
  • Junior League of Knoxville
    • Member, (2002-Present)
    • Knox Heritage Committee, Member (2009-2012)
    • Belk Sale Committee to Benefit Knox County School Mini-Grant Program Member (2008-2009), Chair (2006-2008), Member (2005-2006)
    • Race for the Cure Committee, Member (2004-2005)