Whitney L. Lucas is a Partner based in our Lexington, Kentucky office. She has been a member of the Morgan & Akins team since 2014.
Whitney’s practice mainly focuses on the defense of insurance carriers, insurance adjusters, third-party administrators, employers and insureds in matters of insurance law, workers’ compensation and general liability.
She has experience before both the state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies in the state of Kentucky. While her primary work is in insurance defense, Whitney has also handled cases involving general civil defense, black lung litigation and energy and mineral law matters.
Whitney reaches favorable outcomes for clients by aggressively defending their interests, but is careful to work effectively and efficiently to keep costs down. She also maintains an open line of communication, responding to questions quickly in order to keep clients informed and their case moving smoothly.
Outside of the office, Whitney has presented seminars for numerous clients and adjusters on Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Law. During the seminars, she shares best practices and advice for clients to keep them updated on ever-changing regulations and avoid future litigation.
Whitney is a proud native of eastern Kentucky. In her spare time, Whitney enjoys spending time with her family and friends, doting on her pets and traveling. She is an avid fan of University of Kentucky Wildcats and follower of major league baseball with a goal of visiting each major league ballpark.
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
- Kentucky Bar Foundation Life Fellow
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Kentucky Defense Counsel Organization
- Fayette County Bar Association
- J.D., University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, 2007
- B.A., University of Kentucky, 2004
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