Seth T. Church

Biography

Seth is a litigator who focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, economic and physical torts, and other business disputes. His clients are varied in size and operate in all industries, with many in health care, finance, transportation, and natural resources. He has experience in various aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, discovery, motion practice, and alternative dispute resolution. Seth has participated in cases in both of Kentucky’s federal trial courts, the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and in trial courts, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings across Kentucky and in other states. 

Before entering private practice, Seth served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Charles R. Simpson III in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

Education

  • Emory University School of Law  (J.D., with honors, 2018)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of Barristers
    • Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program
    • Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Team
    • Student Bar Association, prosecutor (2017-18), deputy prosecutor (2016-17)
  • Western Kentucky University  (B.A., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Student Government Association, chief of staff (2014-15), chief justice (2012-14)
    • Mahurin Honors College

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

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

Affiliations/Memberships

  • AVOL Kentucky, Inc., board member (2021-present)
  • Western Kentucky University Young Alumni Council, member (2020–present)
  • Western Kentucky University Topper Pride Alumni Chapter, president (2022), president-elect (2021), secretary (2020)
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Distinctions

  • Leadership Kentucky - Elevate, Class of 2022