Donald C. Morgan


Don is an associate whose practice focuses on employment and labor law as well as education law, including representing private employers, school districts, colleges, and universities. Don’s experience includes representing employers and educational institutions in the private and public sectors throughout the litigation process involving a variety of claims. Don assists clients with a variety of litigation and non-litigation issues, such as advice relating to employee policies, employment discrimination and retaliation, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Kentucky Whistleblower Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, Title IX, and constitutional claims. He received his J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law.


  • Wake Forest University School of Law  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor-in-Chief, Wake Forest Law Review
    • Appellate Advocacy Clinic
    • C.A.L.I. Awards: State & Local Government; Funeral & Cemetery Law; Decedents’ Estates & Trusts; Commercial Leasing; Appellate Advocacy Clinic
  • University of Kentucky  (B.B.A., cum laude, 2013)
    • Management

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

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


  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Central Kentucky American Inn of Courts
  • Rotaract Club of Lexington


  • Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2021–2024
  • Best Lawyers®
    • "Ones to Watch" in Lexington for Education Law (2021-2024)
    • "Ones to Watch" in Lexington for Labor and Employment Law – Management (2021-2024)
    • "Ones to Watch" in Lexington for Administrative / Regulatory Law (2021-2024)