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Amanda M. Lockaby



(859) 406-3333


Practice Areas:

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury


Amanda Lockaby is currently the Co-Managing Partner at Lockaby PLLC and was formerly a partner at an AmLaw 200 firm. She has extensive experience defending personal injury and product liability claims, including the successful defense of complex multi-district litigation, on behalf of businesses of all sizes, including product designers and manufacturers, long-term care providers, national retailers, and utility contractors. Amanda also defends employers against all kinds of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage-and-hour actions and provides day-to-day HR and contract counsel to owners, business unit leaders, and human resources professionals. She also has experience handling commercial litigation and medical staffing matters for hospitals, both at the internal peer review level and in court.

For the past 10 years, Amanda has been named a Kentucky Super Lawyers "Rising Star," a distinction recognized for only 2.5% of Kentucky lawyers under the age of 40. She received her B.A. from Centre College in 2006 and J.D., summa cum laude, from Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law in 2009, where she was the Kentucky Survey Editor of the Northern Kentucky Law Review.

Beyond Lockaby PLLC

Amanda serves as the Vice Chair for the Ambassador Board of Lexington Habitat for Humanity, and is a volunteer for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass in their Domestic Violence Advocacy Program. Outside the office she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with her children, Lily and Aidan.


  • "Recovery of Nonpecuniary Damages in Mass Tort Actions in Kentucky: A Defense Perspective," 35 N. KY. L. REV. 197, May, 2008


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
    • J.D. summa cum laude, 2009
    • Honor Council
    • First-Year Student Mentor
    • Phi Alpha Delta Honorary Society
    • Law Review: Northern Kentucky Law Review, Editorial Board
  • Centre College
    • B.A., 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Ohio (inactive)

Professional Associations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Volunteer for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, Domestic Violence Advocacy Program
  • Defense Research Institute, Product Liability Committee
  • Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Committee
  • Women Lawyers’ Association (FCBA), President, 2017
  • Lexington Habitat for Humanity, Ambassador


  • English
  • Spanish