Scott P. Zoppoth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Louisville, KY

Kentucky Employment Lawyers
 | 635 West Main Street, Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-568-8884
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Closely Held Business (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott P. Zoppoth is the founder and principal of The Zoppoth Law Firm located in Louisville, Kentucky. Serving clients throughout the state of Kentucky and numerous other states, Mr. Zoppoth uses his more than 34 years of legal experience specializing in business litigation matters to deliver the highest level of legal counsel possible to those who have legal needs related to any of the following practice areas:

  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Contract litigation
  • Business and commercial arbitration
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements and disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements and disputes
  • Securities arbitration
  • Business torts

After graduating magna cum laude from St. John Fisher College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business and finance, Mr. Zoppoth attended South Texas College of Law in Houtson, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1985. That same year, the State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas admitted him in 1986.

Mr. Zoppoth then spent five (5) years working for prestigious, boutique litigation firms in Houston before moving to Louisville in 1991, where he served as a senior associate with another litigation firm before establishing his own private practice in 1996. Along with being licensed by the Kentucky Bar Association, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, as well as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 6th Circuits.

Mr. Zoppoth has extensive experience prosecuting and defending matters before the American Arbitration Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and he has successfully handled cases in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Mr. Zoppoth has successfully tried in excess of fifty (50) cases before both Judges and juries in numerous state courts, federal courts and Arbitration panels.  Mr. Zoppoth was also an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel for ten (10) years.

Fully committed to both his law practice, family and his community, Mr. Zoppoth is active in a number of professional legal associations, including the Louisville Bar Association, where he has served on the advisory board of the Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service. He also is a board member of the Louisville Metro YMCA and Safe Place Services and was the chairman of the parish council for his church for 12 years.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (50%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Securities Litigation (10%)

Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)

Construction Litigation (10%)

Closely Held Business (10%)

Business/Corporate (10%): Contracts

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Contracts


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020

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About Scott Zoppoth

Admitted: 1991, Kentucky

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas
  • Kentucky
  • United States District Courts of the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky
  • Former American Arbitration Association (AAA), Commercial Panel, Arbitrator

  • United States Court of Appeal for the 5th and 6th Circuits

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past Downtown YMCA, Board of Directors, Member
  • Past Camp Piomingo, Board of Directors, Member
  • Metro Association YMCA, Board of Directors, Member
  • Former Parish Council at his Church, Chairman for 12 years
  • Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Lawyer Referral Service Program, Advisory Board, Member 
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Office Location for Scott P. Zoppoth

635 West Main Street
Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-568-8884

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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