Dick Clay is a Partner in the Litigation Department and serves as the firm's Kentucky Ethics Partner. Dick practices in the areas of business and fiduciary litigation, appellate practice and administrative law. He has represented corporate clients and individuals in negligent investment/sub-par appreciation claims, trust interpretation issues and disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, will contests, regulatory issues and appeals at the state and federal level, federal and state constitutional issues, class actions, defamation actions, business and contract disputes, trademark infringements, business interruption and interference, enforcement of non-competition agreements, lender liability actions, Equal Credit Opportunity Act actions, Fair Credit Reporting Act actions and civil rights actions. He represents a major foundation with its own trust company and mutual funds, having served previously on its board and as its interim CEO. He has tried over 80 jury trials in state and federal court. He has argued over 30 appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals. He also serves as Kentucky counsel for several major pharmaceutical companies confronting nation-wide claims.