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J. Corey Asay

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Lexington, KY

Morgan & Morgan
333 West Vine Street, Suite 1200
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-219-4529
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019
Licensed in Kentucky Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Defense
Attorney Profile

An attorney at the law firm of Morgan & Morgan, in Lexington, Kentucky, J. Corey Asay is also a member of the firm’s Employee Rights Group. Focusing his practice exclusively on employment law matters, he takes on cases involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour matters, and wrongful termination.

With an unwavering commitment to his clients’ needs, interests and expectations, Mr. Asay goes the extra mile for his clients. He is a fierce and zealous advocate for the rights and liberties of his clients, providing personalized attention and customized solutions for each client’s unique case. Striving to ensure his clients get the justice they deserve, he handles all cases in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

Graduating cum laude, Mr. Asay has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wabash College, where he also served as a sports reporter for the student newspaper. He studied a semester abroad at the University of Essex in Colchester, England. He obtained his Juris Doctor with high distinction from the Ohio Northern University—Claude W. Pettit College of Law.

While in law school, Mr. Asay served as a manuscript editor for the Ohio Northern University Law Review and also was a teaching assistant for a torts class as well as a research assistant to one of his professors. He is admitted to practice law in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky. After law school, he served as a law clerk to two renowned judges in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Before joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Asay worked at an employment law firm, where he represented employers in various industries. Having taken on employment law cases in federal and state courts, he is able to fight for those who have been negatively affected by employment practices that are harmful.

Mr. Asay has memberships in the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, the Cincinnati Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Grow PBPO Advisory Council. He also gained invaluable appellate experience in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th and 9th Circuits.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 0%Employment Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2019

About J. Corey Asay

First Admitted: 2009, Indiana

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Educational Background

  • Wabash College, A.B., Graduated with honors and was a writer for the school newspaper


  • Ohio Rising Stars®

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Grow PBPO Advisory Council
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
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Office Location for J. Corey Asay

333 West Vine Street
Suite 1200
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-219-4529

Last Updated: 6/7/2022

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