Amber Floyd, the first African American female general counsel for the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, was recognized Dec. 8 at the Memphis Bar Association’s annual meeting, with the Sam A. Myar Jr. Award and the W. J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award. The award, given in memory of Myar, is presented annually to a young attorney (age 40 or younger) in recognition of his or her outstanding personal service rendered to the legal profession in Memphis and Shelby County and to the community. The W.J. Michael Cody Access to Justice Award is given each year to a lawyer in Shelby County, who has provided outstanding service and leadership to Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) and its clients. Before joining the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, Floyd served as deputy director for the City of Memphis. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis.
February 23rd, 2023• • Access to Justice Award legal profession Memphis Memphis Bar Association Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority Sam A Myar Jr. Award Shelby County