KIESEWETTER LAW FIRM WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME THE FOLLOWING ATTORNEYS AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SPECIALISTS TO OUR PRACTICE:

 

                                                                               Mitchell Raines, Esq.

                                                                               Shunta Tidwell, JD             

                                                                               Minyon Bolton, JD 

 

                                 WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO WELCOME:

                                                                                     Amy Ethridge,

                                                                                 Office Administrator

 

Jennifer Kiesewetter, founding and managing member of Kiesewetter Law Firm, is a seasoned attorney in the field of employee benefits, encompassing qualified and nonqualified employee benefit plans, welfare benefit plans, and executive compensation plans. Ms.  Kiesewetter's practice includes regulatory compliance and governance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), the Internal Revenue Code, and the Affordable Care Act ("ACA"), in addition to the other federal laws governing employee benefits and health care compliance regulatory law.  She is also an Adjunct Professor of Employee Benefits at University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.  Additionally, Ms. Kiesewetter is a frequent writer and speaker on the topic of employee benefits and health care compliance regulatory law, locally, regionally and nationally. 

 

DISTINCTIONS

  • U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers 2016, 2017 "Best Law Firms"  KLF has received a metropolitan tier 2 ranking designation in the practice areas of employee benefits (ERISA) law and litigation (ERISA).  
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Litigation - ERISA, 2013-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2015-2017
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Employee Benefits, 2009-2013, 2015- present
  • Member, Leadership Memphis, Executive Class, 2013
  • Mentor, Memphis Institute for Leadership Education (MILE), 2010-2011
  • Kindle Award Recipient, 2011
  • "Women to Watch," Memphis Minority Business Magazine, 2009

ASSOCIATION

  • American Bar Association
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Association for Women Attorneys
  • Board Member, Common Table Health Alliance, 2012-2016
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Tennessee, 1999
  • Mississippi, 2000
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee:  Western, Middle and Eastern Districts
    • Arkansas:  Eastern and Western Districts
    • Mississippi:  Northern and Southern Districts
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit
    • 7th Circuit
    • 8th Circuit

EDUCATION & HONORS

  • University of Tennessee, J.D., 1999
    • Recipient, Charles Hamilton Miller Legal Clinic Award for Excellency in Civil Advocacy, 1999
    • Recipient, Hunton & Williams Outstanding Writing Award for Appellate Brief, 1997
    • Member, Tennessee Law Review, 1997-1999
    • Moot Court Board Member, 1997-1998
  • University of Tennessee, M.S., Communications, 1995
  • University of Florida, B.S., Telecommunication, 1992