Whitney N. Williams

Attorney

whitney.williams@whtlaw.com

Whitney Williams is an attorney in the Lexington office, where she focuses her practice on civil litigation defense. Her experience includes handling the defense of personal injury claims in all stages of litigation, including pre-litigation and post-trial appellate practice. She has successfully obtained summary judgment dismissals of pre-trial suits in both state and federal courts. She regularly works with insurance companies and their insureds in all aspects of civil litigation, including pre-suit investigation, cost-effective resolutions, and voluntary dismissals.

Whitney additionally serves as a small claims mediation specialist for the Fayette County District Court, where she volunteers her time to aid the District Court in providing cost-effective pre-hearing resolutions for small claims matters.

Memberships

Defense Research Institute (DRI)
DRI Women in the Law
DRI Young Lawyers Section
Fayette County Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association Women’s Lawyers Section
Fayette County Bar Associate Young Lawyers Section
Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel

Admitted to Practice

Kentucky, 2019
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2019
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2019
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2019

Professional Leadership

Kentucky Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Section Chair, 2021 – 2022
Kentucky Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Committee
Kentucky Defense Counsel Awards Committee
Kentucky Defense Counsel Nomination Committee

Education

Juris Doctorate, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2019
Bachelor of Arts, Religion, Transylvania University, 2016

Community

Lexington Humane Society
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass

Hometown

Keller, Texas