Carl W. Breeding


Carl Breeding is a Partner in the Litigation Department. He is the Managing Partner of the Frankfort, Kentucky office. Carl focuses his practice on environmental law and government relations matters. Along with representing business and industry on environmental, natural resources and insurance issues, Carl is a registered legislative agent and executive branch lobbyist.

Prior to joining the firm, Carl served as the Chair of Greenebaum Doll & McDonald's Government Affairs Team.


  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 1979)
  • Transylvania University  (B.A., 1976)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, General Counsel
  • Air Toxics, Advisory Panel
  • Governor's Groundwater, Advisory Committee
  • Kentucky Water Quality Standards, Review Panel
  • Risk Analysis Regulation Development, Advisory Group
  • Kentucky Nature Preserves Commission, Chairman and Commissioner
  • Kentucky Natural Lands Trust, Board of Directors
  • Sayre School, Board of Trustees
  • State Law Resources, Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, Chair of the Tax Committee
  • American Bar Association, Dialogue on Incentives for Voluntary Compliance Programs
  • Brownfields and Voluntary Cleanup Program Focus Group between the Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet and the City of Louisville
  • Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Task Force


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for over 20 years
  • Selected for the Kentucky Super Lawyers® List