Richard “Rick” G. Griffith is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Lexington office and has practiced since 1983 and has been with the firm since 2002. He is the chair of the firm’s Workplace Law department a member of the Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits and the Class Action practices.
Rick’s practice regularly includes counseling employers and litigating all types of employment law disputes. He was co-chair of the Planning Committee for, and author of a chapter in, the University of Kentucky’s practice handbook on employment law.
Since 1992, he has served as the planning co-chair and moderator of the University of Kentucky’s Employment Law Institute. Rick is a member of the Fayette County, Kentucky and American Bar associations. He gives back to the community by serving on the Board of Trustees of the Lexington Theological Seminary (currently vice-chair of Board).
He formerly served on the Board for Land and Nature Trust of the Bluegrass. He is a member of the Rotary Club and belongs to Central Christian Church. Married with two daughters, Rick enjoys traveling in his free time.
- University of Kentucky College of Law 1983, J.D., (Law Review, Moot Court Board)
- University of Kentucky 1980, B.A., with high distinction (Phi Beta Kappa)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- United States Tax Court
- Kentucky Bar Foundation
- Fayette County Bar Foundation
- American Bar Association
- American Bar Foundation, fellow
- Land and Nature Trust of the Bluegrass, board member
- Lexington Theological Seminary, board member and vice-chair
- 14th Biennial Employment Law Institute, co-chair
- First United Methodist Church, Former Chair Staff Parish Committee, member of Administrative Council, numerous other leadership positions
- Downtown Lexington Corporation, former board member
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