William D. Grubbs


Bill is available to advise and consult on product liability, commercial and other complex litigation. In addition, he maintains an alternative dispute resolution practice, arbitrating and mediating commercial, business tort and serious personal injury matters.

Earlier in his career, at the request of the Louisville Chamber of Commerce, Bill participated in the drafting of the legislation which ultimately became the Kentucky Product Liability Act. He attended the Duke University Private Adjudication Center’s comprehensive training program for mediators and is certified by that organization.


  • Duke University School of Law  (J.D., with honors, 1961)
  • Duke University  (B.A., 1959)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

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


  • American College of Trial Lawyers, fellow
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation; life fellow, past president 
  • The Cabbage Patch Settlement House; Board of Directors, president


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers©
    • Arbitration and Mediation 
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers® 
  • The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers