P. Stewart Abney

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Louisville, KY

Abney Law Office, PLLC
 | 624 West Main Street, Suite 500
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-498-8585
Fax: 502-498-8585
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)


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Attorney Profile

A staunch advocate for workers across Kentucky, P. Stewart Abney is the founder of the Abney Law Office. He handles employment and labor law cases on behalf of people whose employers have violated their rights.

In his more than 10 years of practicing law, Mr. Abney has helped people secure unemployment benefits. He has also obtained summary judgments in clients’ favor and has held negligent companies accountable for wrongdoing. He is a fierce adversary in courtrooms and behind closed doors. Former clients have noted their peace of mind knowing that Mr. Abney was on their side, responding to their concerns and pushing for their rights.

Mr. Abney has earned the Super Lawyers Rising Star desigation in 2017, 2018, and 2019; he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating; and he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40.

More important that the awards, however, is the fact that Mr. Abney goes the extra mile for his clients. He is a native of Kentucky and understands the unique circumstances that people here often face. Losing a job or being mistreated in the workplace has serious implications on someone’s future. An effective communicator, Mr. Abney listens when clients speak and paints a clear picture of the path they will head down when moving through the legal process.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Abney is a member of the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, the American Association for Justice and the Kentucky Bar Association. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Centre College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.


Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation
  • 10%Employment & Labor
Focus Areas

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


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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Admitted: 2007, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://www.abneylegal.com


  • Turner v. Norton Healthcare, Inc., Jefferson Circuit Court, Case No. 11-CI-06125 (June 15, 2018) $1,275,041.25 judgment obtained for Plaintiff. Largest disability discrimination verdict in Kentucky, 2018
  • Mattie L. Cohen, et al. v. Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services, Inc., Jefferson Circuit Court, Case No. 01-CI-00235 (Dec. 22, 2008) Served as co-counsel and assited in obtaining a $1,300,745.15 verdict, exclusive of attorney fees and costs, in a race discrimination case., 2008
  • Jessica Curtis v. Edgemont Healthcare, Inc., Harrison Circuit Court, Case No.: 13-CI-256 (Oct. 29, 2014) Obtained $125,606.00 judgment against Defendant in Kentucky Patient Safety Act claim., 2014

Educational Background:

  • Centre College, B.A. in HIstory, Delta Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau
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Office Location for P. Stewart Abney

624 West Main Street
Suite 500
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-498-8585

Fax: 502-498-8585

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Last Updated: 1/8/2020

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