Burr & Forman

Amy Jordan Wilkes

Amy Jordan Wilkes Headshot
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
  • B.A. summa cum laude, Auburn University






  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Hospitality Association
  • Alabama Restaurant Association
  • Tennessee Hospitality Association
  • Women's Foodservice Forum
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Employment & Labor (2013-2016)
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2013 "Woman of the Year"
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Employment & Labor (2016-2019)
  • Auburn University College of Liberal Arts Dean's Advisory Council
  • Auburn University Mock Trial Competition Team Advisory Council
  • Auburn Alumni Association Greater Birmingham Auburn Club Board of Directors
  • Bryant-Jordan Student-Athlete Scholarship Program Board of Directors
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Neurological Surgery Women's Leadership Council
  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Employer Advising, Policies & Training Employment Litigation Labor & Employment Wage & Hour Franchise & Distribution


Manufacturing Restaurant Services

Amy regularly counsels employers with respect to all types of human resource issues.

This experience includes employee hiring, discipline and termination, wage and hour issues, reductions in force, mergers and acquisitions, immigration compliance, employee investigations, workers compensation retaliatory discharge, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, preparation and review of employee handbooks, and the development of personnel policies and procedures. Her practice also includes representing and defending employers in a broad array of federal and state agency investigations and litigation of individual and class claims arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and numerous other federal and state employment laws.

During law school Amy served as Managing Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was listed on the Dean’s List.