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Todd B. Logsdon

Partner, Louisville
Louisville
t: 502.561.3971
f: 502.561.3991

Overview

Todd Logsdon is a partner in the firm’s Louisville office, where his practice is devoted to advising and representing employers regarding labor and employment law matters.

Todd is regarded as a leader on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues including contesting and litigating OSHA citations, representing employers during OSHA inspections/investigations, conducting OSHA compliance audits, defending whistleblower/retaliation claims as well as providing OSHA compliance advice to clients. He also regularly handles employment disputes such as discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hour and covenants not to compete on behalf of his clients. His practice includes the defense of employment-related claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as counseling and training clients on day-to-day compliance issues and litigation avoidance.

Todd accrued many years of practical experience prior to beginning his legal career working in manufacturing with responsibilities for Human Resources and Safety.  He is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Indiana and currently serves as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana, has served as the Southern Indiana SHRM president and is an alum of Leadership Southern Indiana.

Todd speaks and writes frequently on safety and health issues to several organizations including the American Society of Safety Professionals, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, EHS Today and SHRM groups and is a regular contributor to the firm’s workplace safety and health blog. He has been listed as a Kentucky Super Lawyer since 2014 and in The Best Lawyers in America in 2019.

Experience

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  •  Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 2019

Professional Activities

  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member, Kentucky State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Louisville Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, past Chairperson
  • Member, American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Occupational Safety & Health Law Committee
  • Member, American Inns of Court, Sherman Minton Inn
  • Member, Kentucky Safety & Health Network
  • Southern Indiana Society for Human Resource Management, past President
  • Member, American Society of Safety Engineers

Community Activities

  • Leadership Southern Indiana, 2008
  • Crestwood United Methodist Church, former Chair of the Staff Parish Relations Committee
  • Boy Scouts of America, Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 167
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, Board Member

Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “In Case of Emergency: The Aftermath,”
    Louisville SHRM Legal Conference, Louisville, KY
  • “Navigating the Changing Currents of OSHA and Employment Law,”
    American Society of Safety Professionals Safety 2018 Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • “Are you in Compliance? The 411 for Managing OSHA Inspections and Update on OSHA Recordkeeping and Retaliation Rules,”
    Kentucky Chamber Occupational and Health Management Conference, Louisville, KY
  • “What to do When the Government Shows Up – OSHA,”
    Kentucky Trucking Association, Louisville, KY
  • “Running a Business During an Opioid Epidemic: Balancing Competing Interests,”
    River Ridge Business Association, Jeffersonville, IN
  • “Navigating the Changing Currents of OSHA and Employment Law,”
    2017 EHS Today Safety Leadership Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • “OSHA Multi-Employer, Joint Employer and New OSHA Reporting Rules,”
    The Kentucky Workers Compensation Fund 2017 Seminar Series, various KY locations
  • “HR Horror Stories,”
    Southern Indiana SHRM, New Albany, IN
  • “HR True or False: Test Your Knowledge,”
    Four Rivers SHRM, Paducah, KY
  • “What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting:  Minimizing Company Exposure in Government Audits and Investigations,”
    2016 Kentucky SHRM Annual Conference, Louisville, KY
  • "Employment Law Basics for Safety Professionals"
    2011 Governor's Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY
  • "OSHA Recordkeeping: Minor Errors Can Lead To Big Problems!"
    The Associated General Contractors of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • "Successful Crisis Management: Catastrophes, Workplace Violence, Labor Disputes, And Other Incidents Which Can Harm The Company"
    UK Employment Law Institute, Lexington, KY
  • "Temporary Employees and Contractors—Potential OSHA And Other Liabilities"
    2010 Governor's Safety and Health Conference, Louisville, KY
  • "These Times They Are a-Changin': An Update On New And Potential Laws Affecting Employers"
    Ohio Valley Chapter Club Managers Association Of America, Elizabeth, IN
  • "Medical Leave, Light Duty, and Return to Work: Untangling the ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation Knot"
    American Society of Safety Engineers, Louisville, KY
  • "The New FMLA Regulations"
    SI-SHRM, New Albany, IN

Articles

  • “Transgender Discrimination Violates Federal Anti-Bias Law,” 
    Kentucky Association of Manufacturers The Goods
    May 2018
  • “What to Expect When You Are Not Expecting: Minimizing Company Exposure in Government Audits and Investigations,” Kentucky SHRM Online Magazine
    December 2017
  • “Indiana Case Reaches Supreme Court” 
    Southern Indiana Business Source
    May 2013

Blog Posts

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

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