Laura E. Landenwich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Louisville, KY

Clay Daniel Walton & Adams PLC
 | 462 South 4th Street, Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-561-2005
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Civil Rights (30%),
  • Employment & Labor (30%)


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Attorney Profile

As a founding member of Clay Daniel Walton & Adams PLC, Laura E. Landenwich is dedicated to serving clients in Louisville and throughout Kentucky and Indiana. She focuses her practice on employment law, generally handling cases that involve employee and civil rights violations and litigation.

In 2004, Ms. Landenwich graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts in music and philosophy. She then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 2007.

Ms. Landenwich knows the impact that discrimination and abuse of power can have in the workplace. She is committed to fighting on behalf of employees whose rights have been violated. It is Ms. Landenwich's goal to help her clients achieve justice and receive fair compensation for their losses. If it is a client's goal to return to the same workplace, she advocates for favorable conditions that allow her client to get back to work.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Landenwich has received a number of recognitions. She has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and was named in Louisville Magazine's 2014 and 2016 Top Lawyers. In 2015, she received the Louisville Metro Council Certificate of Merit for her commitment to fighting for civil rights.

Active in the legal community, Ms. Landenwich is a member of the American Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the Louisville Bar Association and the American Association of Justice. She also believes in giving back to the community. Ms. Landenwich currently serves on the board of the Bluegrass Center for Autism and the Louisville Bar Association, she is an adjunct professor at Indiana University Southeast, and she coaches YMCA basketball.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

General Litigation (40%): Litigation

Civil Rights (30%)

Employment & Labor (30%): Employment Law - Employee

Focus Areas

General Litigation: Litigation

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Laura Landenwich

Admitted: 2007, Kentucky

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • Kentucky federal courts
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • National Employment Lawyer Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board member, Louisville Bar Association, 2016
  • YMCA basketball coach
  • Lawlapalooza — Battle of the Bands to Benefit the Ellen B. Ewing Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Bluegrass Center for Autism, 2012-present
  • Louisville Bar Association’s Law Day in School volunteer teacher
  • Bluegrass Center for Autism, Secretary, 2013-present
  • Louisville Bar Association Leadership Academy, class of 2012

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Litigators spearheading the marriage equality cases filed in Kentucky and resolved by the United States Supreme Court recount the story of litigating on a big stage, Co-Author, The Lessons of Love: Kentucky Litigators Recount the Fight for Marriage Equality, Kentucky Bar Association Bench and Bar Magazine, 2016
  • Adjunct Professor of Music Business at Indiana University Southeast, teaches Legal Issues in the Music Industry

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Obergefell v. Hodges, 192 L. Ed. 2d 609, 2015 U.S. LEXIS 4250 (2015), 2015
  • Nessler v. Netherwood, 2012
  • Ledford v. Eye Mart Family Vision Care, et. al., 2012
  • Cadle Co. II, Inc. v. Fashion Shop of Kentucky, Inc., (In re: Fashion Shop of Kentucky, Inc.), 350 Fed. Appx. 24(6th Cir. 2009)
  • Phillips v. Highland Presbyterian Church, Inc., 2010 LEXIS 486 (Ky. App.)
  • Benjamin v. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, 305 S.W.3d 446 (Ky. App. 2010)

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University
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Office Location for Laura E. Landenwich

462 South 4th Street
Suite 101
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-561-2005


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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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