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Wendy C. Hyland

Of Counsel, Louisville
t: 502.561.3990
f: 502.561.3991


Wendy Hyland is Of Counsel in the Louisville office. She represents employers in all aspects of employment law, handling claims involving the full complement of employment statutes, including the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA),the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, and related tort and contract claims. Wendy also works with clients on effective policies, investigations, and training. 

Wendy is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Louisville Center's Ignite Louisville program geared toward the leadership development of young professionals. She is also a member of the University of Kentucky Law Alumni Board of Directors.

In law school, Wendy was a member of the Kentucky Law Journal and authored the article, "Equal Opportunity for Employers: Elevating the Adverse Employment Action Standard to Allow Only Meritorious Retaliation Claims." 90 Ky. L.J. 273 (Fall 2001/2002).

Prior to entering private practice, Wendy completed a clerkship with the Kentucky Supreme Court, Honorable James E. Keller.


Reported Cases

  • Benningfield v. Pettit Environmental, 183 S.W.3d 567 (Ky. App. 2006) 

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations
  • Presenter, Kentucky Bar Association Convention, 2011 

Community Activities

  • University of Kentucky Law Alumni Board
  • Legislative Affairs Chair, Louisville Society for Human Resource Management
  • Younger Woman’s Club Board of Directors



  • "Unemployment Compensation"
    UK/CLE Employment Law in Kentucky Handbook, 4th ed.
    (2012) Update/Chapter 12


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