Kristen D. Amond

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f: 504-310-0281

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Kristen is an attorney in our Litigation Section.

Kristen received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 2016, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Louisiana Law Review, the Chair of the Student Bar Association’s Ethics Committee, and a class representative of the law school’s Diversity & Professionalism Committee. During law school, Kristen was an intern to the Honorable Brian A. Jackson of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. She also worked as a research assistant for Professor John Church, aiding in research of trends in Louisiana tort law and helping to draft a textbook on international wine law.

Prior to joining Fishman Haygood, Kristen clerked for the Honorable Susie Morgan of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She also formerly served as a Junior Member of the Louisiana State Law Institute (2016–2017).

Before law school, Kristen taught third grade and second grade special education in New Orleans.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University, 2016
    • Editor-in-Chief of the Louisiana Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.S. in Business from Tulane University, 2010

Clerkship

  • Clerk to the Honorable Susie Morgan of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 2016-2017

Publications / Presentations

  • “Equalizing the Threat of Noncompete Agreements: Solutions Beyond Louisiana’s Tangled Web of Nullity,” 76 La. L. Rev. 1235 (2016).

PRACTICE FOCUS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit