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    Joy’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring and creditors’ rights matters, including bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation as well as out-of-court workouts. She serves on the Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, Joy served as a term law clerk for the Hon. Elizabeth L. Gunn of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia, where she drafted judicial opinions and managed an active docket. During law school, Joy was president of Kentucky’s LGBTQ law student association, OUTLaw, and served as an extern for the Hon. John K. Bush of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

    Other Info About Joy


    Law School

    University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2021

    Undergraduate School

    Northern Kentucky University, B.S., Political Science, 2017, cum laude


    Joy served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia, Hon. Elizabeth L. Gunn

    Extern, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Hon. John K. Bush

    Bar Memberships

    Joy is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

    Kentucky, 2021

    Ohio, Pending Admission


    Joy is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

    U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations & Memberships

    American Bankruptcy Institute

    International Women’s Insolvency Confederation (IWIRC)

    workOUT Professionals

    Civic Activities

    Civic & Charitable Organizations

    University of Kentucky College of Law

    Production Editor, Kentucky Journal of Natural Resources Law

    President, OUTLaw

    Major Publications

    Joy is an author or contributor to the following publications:

    “No Longer Rolling the Dice: Third Circuit Clarifies the Classification of Gaming Licenses,” XL ABI Journal 10, 18-19, 49, October 2021.