At Ward, Hocker & Thornton we have a singular focus: results. Located in Kentucky, we are a regional civil litigation firm concentrating in insurance defense. Since 1984, our attorneys have partnered with clients to take on their most important and complex legal issues. With powerful industry knowledge and meaningful personal connections, we work to deliver our clients quality results. 

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Ashley Brown Selected to Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

WHT is pleased to announce that Member Ashley Brown has been selected for membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel. The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC), comprised of U.S. and international civil defense litigators, senior corporate counsel, and insurance claims executives, is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship and professionalism for lawyers … Continued Read More

Summary Judgment Obtained in Woodford Circuit Court

Jason Morgan and Betsy Catron obtained summary judgment in Woodford Circuit Court on behalf of Acuity, A Mutual Insurance Company, in an action for declaratory relief. Plaintiffs argued that Acuity owed a duty to defend them in connection with various lawsuits filed against them alleging their involvement in a tax refund fraud scheme that deceived … Continued Read More

Twelve WHT Attorneys Selected to 2022 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that twelve of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Kentucky Super Lawyers publication. Attorneys Walter Ward, George Hocker, Gregg Thornton, Brian Stephenson, Gene Zipperle, Licha Farah and John Hollon were named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Ashley Brown, Jillian House, Graham Barth, Tucker Willis, and Max Smith were named to the Kentucky Rising Stars … Continued Read More

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