Jeffrey S. Walther

Jeffrey S. Walther

E-mail: jwalther@wgmfirm.com
Phone: (859) 225-4714

Fax: (859) 225-1493

Practice Areas:
Labor and employment law
• 42 U.S.C. §1983
• Title VII
• ADEA
Education law
General civil litigation

Admitted:
State Courts of Kentucky
U.S. District Courts
• Eastern District of Kentucky
• Western District of Kentucky
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education:
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1988
• Kentucky Law Journal, 1986-88
Indiana University, B.A., 1985
• Major: Political Science & Religious Studies

Memberships:
Fayette County Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association

Biography:
Mr. Walther has tried numerous cases before state and federal courts, and state administrative agencies. Mr. Walther also has argued a number of cases before the Kentucky Court of Appeals, the Kentucky Supreme Court, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Walther has served in positions of leadership in the state and local Bar Associations, as a speaker and CLE instructor on various labor and employment law issues, and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Education. Mr. Walther has been selected to serve as an Arbitrator on the Commercial Panel for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Walther is a native of Louisville, and has lived in Lexington for over twenty five years.  He is married to Dr. Katherine Stone, and has two children, Hallie and Henry.  Mr. Walther is active in the community, including many years of service in the Indiana University Alumni Association, Eastern Little League, and the Site Based Decision Making Councils at  SCAPA Bluegrass and Henry Clay High School.  Mr. Walther is an avid road cyclist, and active member of the Bluegrass Cycling Club.

Reported Decisions:
Hall v. Transit Authority, Ky.App., 883 S.W.2d 884 (1994)
Wathen v. General Electric Co., 115 F.3d 400 (6th Cir. 1997)
Gallatin County Board of Education v. Mann, Ky.App., 971 S.W.2d 295 (1998)
Young v. Hammond, Ky., 139 S.W.3d 895 (2004)
Commonwealth v. Crutchfield, Ky., 157 S.W.3d 621 (2005)
Fankhauser v. Cobb, Ky., 163 S.W.3d 389 (2005)
Sajko v. Jefferson County Board of Education, 314 S.W.3d 390 (Ky. 2010)
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky v. Johnson, 323 S.W.3d 646 (Ky. 2010)
Spalding v. Marion County Board of Education, 452 S.W.3d 611 (Ky.App. 2014)

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