Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC


Gregg E. Thornton


Lexington
Office Phone: 859.422.6000 ext 424
Email: gthornton@whtlaw.com
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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Auto / Fleet
  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • Employer Liability
  • Environmental / Toxic Tort
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Property
  • Trucking / Transportation
Gregg E. Thornton is a Member in the Lexington office focusing on litigation. He has tried over 50 jury trials since becoming a member of the Bar. In addition he has lectured before various organizations and clients on trial practice, evidence and Kentucky law related to the insurance industry.

Martindale Rating

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Rating

Education

  • J.D., Northern Kentucky University, 1988
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky, 1985

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
  • Ohio, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1989
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1989
  • Kentucky, 1988

Awards And Honors

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Rating
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2009–2018
  • Health Care Governance Award, Kentucky Hospital Association, 2012
  • Top Attorneys in Kentucky, Personal Injury Defense, 2011-2016

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel

Industries

  • Trucking, Transportation and Freight
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Medical Negligence Defense
  • Mass Torts
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage
  • Governmental and Municipal Liability
  • Fire and Casualty
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Transactions and Contracts
  • Bad Faith Defense and Extra Contractual
  • Automobile Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
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