Sexual Harassment Attorney ⎪Employment Litigation

Our attorneys have significant stronghold and experience litigating a variety of federal and state employment claims in both Kentucky and Ohio, including claims of discrimination and sexual harassment based on: race, age, gender, religion, and national origin based on the following state and federal laws:

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KRS 344, et seq.)
The Ohio Civil Rights Act (ORC 4112)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Contract issues including Severance, Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements

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False Claims Attorney ⎮ Whistleblower Attorney


Whether false allegations claimed against you or your due diligence in reporting law-breaking events in the workplace and other arenas, you can rest knowing you are protected by state & federal laws. We are expert whistleblower attorneys and will help you expose the truth and hold organizations accountable for actions against you including retaliation, cover-ups and intimidation. To name a few,

these laws protect you:

False Claims Act (qui tam claims)
Kentucky Whistleblower Act (KRS 61.102)
Sarbanes-Oxley & Dodd-Frank Acts (USC)
Public Policy Torts

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Corporate and Business Practices/Employment Relations

We represent businesses, corporations, and partnerships for a variety of transactions including business planning and organization, legal entity selection and creation, business governance, Secretary of State reporting, and general litigation services. Our attorneys also have significant experience in providing a wide variety of Employment-related services for you or your business, including but not limited to:

General contract services, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating the following types of employment contracts and issues:

  • Executive employment contracts
  • Severance agreements
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Locum-tenens agreements
  • General service contracts
  • Consulting agreements
  • Drafting employee handbooks, personnel policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Assisting employers and employees with unemployment appeals
  • Investigation of workplace issues for organizations, public sector employers and companies
  • Claim evaluations and risk assessments for employers and employees

 

 

Personal Injury Attorney⎪Civil Litigation

Our attorneys also have experience representing
victims in all types of personal injury cases. Whether injured in a Truck or auto accident, slip-and-fall, hazing, bullying, school harassment, sexual abuse, defamation, invasion of privacy, or another tortious injury or unexpected incident, our attorneys provide compassionate and effective legal representation to ensure that our clients are fairly and adequately compensated.

Our attorneys have significant experience in multi-plaintiff actions and class action cases, and we are proud to stand with our clients in the pursuit of their claims, despite the perceived obstacles in doing so. Our firm has a reputation for being persistent in pursing fair awards and just outcomes for our clients.


Vaccine Claims in the United States
Court of Federal Claims

Only a select few Kentucky licensed attorneys are admitted to practice in the United States Court of Federal Claims. Our attorneys Barbara Bonar and Otwell Rankin are two of these few. Our firm has successfully pursued claims in the Court of Federal Claims since 2003.
The Court of Federal Claims primarily hears monetary claims founded on the U.S. Constitution, federal statutes, executive regulations, or contracts with the United States. This includes equitable jurisdiction in vaccine compensation matters.


Domestic & Family Relations

Family law is one of the most emotional and personal
areas of the law in Kentucky. Cases addressing family
matters, including divorce, child custody, parenting plans, and child support have lasting impact on the family as a whole and our clients in particular. We zealously represent and protect our clients' interests in a variety of family law cases including contested and uncontested dissolution, adoption, and post-decree matters including modification of support and relocation of parents. We also strive to keep families' structures intact by working with teams of collaborative and private mediated sessions whenever it is in our clients' best interests. Our services in this area include:
  • Contested/Uncontested Dissolution
  • Legal Separation
  • Property settlements and division of property
  • Child Custody
  • Parenting Plans
  • Child Support
  • Protective Orders
  • Collaborative practice and Mediation programs
  • Prenuptial/Post-nuptial agreements

Real Estate, Finance, and Banking

Our attorneys represent individuals and banking
institutions in residential and commercial real
estate transactions, title exams and landlord-tenant disputes.