Amanda G. Alexander is the managing partner of the Jackson, Mississippi office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. Mrs. Alexander represents insurance carriers, businesses and public entities in the areas of commercial litigation. She handles a wide range of matters involving first-party property claims, premises liability, motor vehicle liability, commercial general liability, insurance defense coverage matters, labor and employment law, worker’s compensation and the representation of employers, self-insured employers and their insurance carriers. Mrs. Alexander represents clients in state and federal courts, in arbitration, appeals, mediation, and in administrative hearings. She has attained the highest Peer Review Rating of AV® from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is recognized as a Mid-South Super Lawyer.
Since 2005, and before joining QPWB, Mrs. Alexander was founding owner of her civil defense law practice in Jackson, Mississippi where she represented local and state entities and local and national companies in the hospitality, healthcare, retail and manufacturing industries. In 2018, she was named among the “Top 50 Leading Businesswomen” and “Top 50 Under 40 in Business” by the Mississippi Business Journal. Mrs. Alexander was also actively involved in the community both locally and nationally, including serving as Past President of the National Conference of the Women’s Bar Association and on the Executive Committee of the Mississippi College Board of Trustees.
For nine years, Mrs. Alexander served as Adjunct Professor at Jackson State University, Department of Health Policy & Management, mostly lecturing on medical malpractice, health policies and career development.
Mrs. Alexander received her Juris Doctor from the Mississippi College School of Law in May 2004, a Master of Public Policy and Administration in May 2000 from Jackson State University, Mississippi, and Bachelor of Arts from Tougaloo College, Mississippi in May 1998. Following law school, she served as Deputy City Attorney for the City of Jackson in the Litigation Division, Office of the City Attorney where she represented the city in administrative proceedings, state and federal employment matters, civil service commission hearings and other civil defense litigation; she also clerked for the Chief Judge Leslie D. King of the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
Mrs. Alexander is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and District of Columbia. She is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
- Board Member, National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) (2021-Present)
- Bar Commissioner, The Mississippi Bar (2018- 2021)
- Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation (2020 – present)
- Fellow, American Bar Association (2013-present)
- President, National Conference of Women Bar Association (2016-2017)
- Executive Member of Mississippi College Board of Trustees (2013-2019)
- President, Capital Area Bar Association (2014-2015)
- Executive Board Member, Community Foundation of Greater Jackson (2013-2015)
- Immediate Past Chair, Worker’s Compensation Section of the Mississippi Bar (2012-present)
- Editor, Mississippi Lawyer Magazine (2011-2013)
- Chair Board of Directors, Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (Past Chair) (2012-2014)
- Past-President, Mississippi Women Lawyer Association (2008-2009)
- Past Chair and Member, Women in the Profession Committee of the Mississippi Bar (2005-2009) Executive Board Member and Officer; Member, Mississippi Bar Strategic Planning Committee (2008-2009)
- Past Chair, Women & Children Committee of CABA;
- Member, Bar Commissioner Nominating Committee (2008-2009)
- Member, Ethics Committee of Mississippi Bar
- Certified Kids Chance Mediator (2004-present)
- Member, Magnolia Bar Association
- Member, Mississippi Bar Association
- Member, Metro Jackson Black Women Lawyers Association
- Judge, National Moot Court Competition
- Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
- Lifetime Member, NAACP
- Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Seminars and Conferences
- Speaker: 2022 ABA Bar Leadership Institute (March 2022)
- Speaker: "Thriving at the Top: Effectively Incorporating Different Leadership Styles and Skillsets to Navigate the Challenges of Law Firm Management" CLE (NAMWOLF, February 2022)
- Speaker: “Next Level DEIB – Strategies from the Top Down & Bottom Up” CLE (NAMWOLF, October 2021)
- Speaker: “AWWC: Leadership in the New Decade” CLE (May 2021)
- Speaker: Diverse Talent’s “Legal Industry Trends and Topics” (April 2021)
A complete list of seminars and/or subject matters are available upon request.
Honors and Recognitions
- 2021 Inductee of the Tougaloo College National Alumni Association’s Hall of Fame
- 2018 “Top Leading Business Women” and 2017 “50 Leading Business Women in Mississippi” by the Mississippi Business Journal
- 2016 “Top 50 Under 40 in Business” by the Mississippi Business Journal
- 2015 “50 Top Women Lawyers in Mid-South” – Memphis Magazine
- 2015 “Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year” – Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
- Top Attorneys in MS Rising Star (2012, 2013)
- Woman Champion in Business Award by SBA (2012)
- Trailblazer Award by the Women in the Profession Committee (2012)
- Top Ten Leaders in the Law by MS Business Journal (2011)
- Distinguished Service Award by The MS Bar (2011)
- Young Lawyer of the Year by MS College School of Law (2010)
- “Young Alumni of the Year” by R. Jess Brown Black Law Student Association (2009)
- Featured in MS College Beacon Magazine (2012)
- Featured in MS Business Journal (People to Watch, Jan. 2009)
- Named Jackson’s Young Influential 2006
Road to Independence: 101 Women's Journeys to Starting Their Own Law Firm ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (2011).
QPWB Obtains Favorable Dismissal with Prejudice in Employment and Worker’s Compensation Case
QPWB Welcomes Alexander Law, P.A. to Lead the Mississippi Office