Emily H. Brooks

Attorney

ebrooks@whtlaw.com

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Emily H. Brooks primarily practices surety and fidelity law and insurance defense in the Louisville office. Her litigation experience includes claims at trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts. She also represents the claims of sureties against their indemnitors in bankruptcy matters.

Memberships

American Bar Association
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association, Construction Law Division
Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Young Lawyers Section
Fayette County Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2012
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2012
Kentucky Supreme Court, 2011

Professional Leadership

Kentucky Citizens Foster Care Review Board, Member, July 2015-Present

Education

J.D., Northern Kentucky University, 2011
B.A., English, Centre College, 2005

Community

Volleyball Junior National Club Team, Coach, December 2010-Present

Hometown

South Central Tennessee

Representative Cases

Poynter v. Great Am. Ins. Co. (In re Poynter), 535 Fed. Appx. 479 (6th Cir. Ky. 2013)

Ohio Casualty v. DBR Engineering, No. 5:11-cv-00334 (E.D.K.Y., summary judgment entered Sept. 22, 2015; Judgment for Plaintiff $859,997.44 on March 14, 2016 )

Richard Pennino v. Garnet Technologies, et al, No. 12-CI-05380 (Jefferson Cir., KY, partial summary judgment entered Sept. 26, 2013)

Theda Huff v. Stock Yards Bank, et al, No. 14-CI-001984 (Jefferson Cir., KY, summary judgment entered July 21, 2015)

Angela Rankin and Lavonna Rogers v. Syed Naqvi, et al, (Jefferson Cir., KY, defense verdict entered Aug. 20, 2014, aff’d No. 2012-CA-000809 (Commonwealth of KY, C.A. Dec. 24, 2014)