Position: Associate Attorney
Employer: Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC
Contact: Becky Haggard, Firm Administrator
333 West Vine Street, Suite 1100 Lexington, KY 40507
No phone or walk-in interviews; interviews will be scheduled after resume received
Status: Full-time (eligible for benefit package)
Salary: Varies, depending upon job-related experience. Job
WHT has an opening for an Associate Attorney with up to 5 years’ experience in our Louisville, Kentucky office. WHT can generally be described as an “insurance defense” litigation firm in that it routinely represents individuals, businesses and corporations through their respective insurance policies. We also directly represent insurance carriers and self-insured corporations (many of which are Fortune 500 companies). The net result is that our team of 30+ attorneys has tremendous litigation experience and has collectively handled thousands of cases encompassing several different service areas including: appellate practice, automobile/motor vehicle litigation, construction law, commercial & business litigation, extra-contractual/coverage issues, financial institution law, fire & casualty, governmental liability, healthcare professional liability, insurance defense, large loss subrogation, products liability defense, premises liability, surety & fidelity law, trucking & transportation litigation, and workers’ compensation. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in all of Kentucky’s trial and appellate courts as well as all of the federal courts sitting in Kentucky and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Additionally, we have attorneys licensed in Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. Put simply, WHT has earned the reputation as having some of the most competent and well-respected lawyers in the region. WHT has been awarded the prestigious AV rating which is the highest peer-reviewed rating offered by LEXISNEXIS Martindale-Hubbell and we are also listed in the Best Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys and Adjustors. We value all of our employees, and it is only through the dedication of our attorneys and staff that we have grown to be one of the 10 largest Kentucky-based firms. As we continue our growth, we welcome the opportunity to interview highly qualified, dedicated professionals who are interested in becoming a part of our team. We strive to provide a professional, supportive environment where you can enhance your skills and achieve your career goals while maintaining a healthy balance between work and home. Coupled with competitive salaries, an excellent benefits program, and a commitment to diversity, we believe you will feel that WHT is the place to continue your professional growth. WHT has been recognized as a Best Places to Work in Kentucky and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.