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Timothy J. Weatherholt

Partner, Louisville
t: 502.561.3990
f: 502.561.3982


Tim Weatherholt is a partner in the Louisville office. His practice involves representation of management in employment and labor litigation involving civil rights, retaliation, wrongful termination and discrimination under Title VII. Tim also advises and represents clients in developing employment policies and procedures, responding to administrative charges, and dealing with employee separation matters.

Tim has worked extensively with Toyota entities since joining Fisher Phillips in 2009. Tim prepared numerous briefs on a wide variety of topics TMMK’s 15-plus year wage and hour litigation. Tim routinely advises Toyota on Americans with Disabilities (ADA) and wage and hour matters. Tim works closely with the NAPCK facility in Hebron, Kentucky on various employment issues. Tim has also helped clients obtain summary judgment in Kentucky state court on a wide variety of employment claims, including worker’s compensation retaliation, age discrimination, disability discrimination, and race discrimination.

Tim writes monthly pieces for the Southern Indiana Newsletter addressing recent developments in labor and employment law. He also writes quarterly pieces for the periodical Southern Indiana Business Source, which also address recent developments in labor and employment law. Tim also contributes content to the firm’s Wage and Hour Blog and prepared a summary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Sandifer for the firm website.

While attending Vanderbilt Law School, Tim placed second in the Bass, Berry & Sims Intramural Moot Court competition. After law school, Tim clerked for the Honorable Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.


Reported Cases

  • Burge v. PPG Industries, Inc., 2008 WL 4386859 (W.D. Ky. 2008)
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. v. Kelley, 2013 WL 6046079 (Ky. App. Nov. 15, 2013)

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (2018 – 2021)


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • University of Kentucky CLE – Recent developments in wage and hour class and collective actions
    June 2014
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. – Reasonable Accommodation Training 
    April 2014
  • Indiana Work One –  How To Create A Great Employee Handbook
    June 2013
  • Indiana Work One –  Summary of Recent ADAAA Cases 
    October 2012
  • Louisville Bar Association – Latest Developments Under the ADAAA
    July 2011 
  • Sterling Educational Services –  Employee Privacy Issues
    October 2009


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