David F. Latherow

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Ashland, Kentucky

Williams Hall & Latherow LLP
David F. Latherow
Williams Hall & Latherow LLP

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 1995

Education: Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

Williams Hall & Latherow LLP

1505 Carter Ave
Suite 200
Ashland, KY 41101 Visit website


David F. Latherow is a partner at Ashland, Kentucky-based Williams, Hall & Latherow, LLP. Representing individual and business clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice primarily on various types of civil litigation. Admitted to practice in Kentucky since 1995, he is also admitted to practice in Ohio, before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

A portion of Mr. Latherow's practice is centered on medical malpractice litigation. In this regard, he provides defense representation to health care practitioners and facilities in cases involving surgical errors, misdiagnoses, medication mistakes and other forms of alleged professional negligence. Mr. Latherow has also represented insurance companies in these types of cases, and he has also defended them in other types of litigation, including property loss or damage claims and employment-related issues such as discrimination and wrongful termination. In addition to his courtroom work, his experience in mediation often allows him to help his clients obtain favorable results on these matters through the use of that form of alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Latherow has a business and commercial law litigation practice as well, and his experience in this regard has encompassed breach of contract actions and other business disputes. His fellow professionals have taken note of his successful track record in all of these endeavors as well as his high degree of ethics, and they have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Avvo.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Latherow attended the Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law, and he served on the Ohio Northern University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1995.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Medical Malpractice

  • 80% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • 20% Civil Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1995, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: https://www.whl-law.com/About/David-F-Latherow.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • IOLTA, Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Board of Directors
  • Member, Kentucky Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Boyd County Bar Association, Vice President, 2003 - 2010
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Ohio, 1996
  • Kentucky, 1995
  • IOLTA Board of Trustees, Chair (2017), 2011
  • KBA Attorney Advertising Commission, Chair (2014), 2009
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Graham v. Collins: A Return to Arbitrary Sentencing," 20 Ohio Northern University Law Review 1075, 1994
Educational Background:
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., Major: Psychology , 1991

Office location for David F. Latherow

1505 Carter Ave
Suite 200
Ashland, KY 41101

Phone: 606-462-1306


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2024

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