Licha H. Farah, Jr.

Member

lfarah@whtlaw.com

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Licha H. Farah, Jr. is a Member in the Lexington office with extensive trial litigation experience over the course of 20+ years of practice and numerous jury trial verdicts throughout the Commonwealth. He also has extensive experience in appellate cases, with published opinions in state and federal courts- including the seminal Supreme Court of Kentucky decision in Travelers Indemnity v Reker, which upheld the prohibition against a private cause of action for insurer bad faith in workers’ compensation actions and protected the exclusivity of the workers’ compensation system in Kentucky. In addition, Licha has successfully defended on appeal in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals numerous Federal District Court summary judgments- including Terry Ross v. Wall Street Systems and Gulf Ins. Co., DKCD Inc. v. T+C Contracting, Inc., and Jackson v. The City of Grayson with issues ranging from trucking litigation to construction defect issues to governmental immunity defenses of clients in Kentucky.

Awards and Honors

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating

Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2002
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1999
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 1996
Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1994

Education

J.D., University of Kentucky, 1994
B.B.A., Finance, University of Kentucky, 1991

Community

Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Member

Hometown

Carlisle, Kentucky

Representative Cases

Lake Cumberland Community Action Agency v. Alliance Corp., 2011

Burgin v. Bob Swope Ford, Hardin Circuit Court, 2010

Morgan and Sturgill v. D-C Elevator, Inc., Jury Trial Defense Verdict, Pulaski Circuit Court, 2008

CTA Acoustics v Borden Chemical, Jury Trial Directed Verdict, Laurel Circuit Court, 2007

Powell v. GPC, Inc., Jury Trial Defense Verdict, Fayette Circuit Court, 2003

Hisle v. Home Moving, Jury Trial Defense Verdict, Clark Circuit Court, 2002

Marksbury v. C&F Electric, Jury Trial Defense Verdict, Jefferson Circuit Court, 1998