R. Craig Reinhardt

R. Craig Reinhardt

Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-277-7100
Fax:
859-277-0070
Email:

R. Craig Reinhardt, born in Glasgow, Kentucky, on September 27, 1960; admitted to the bar 1985, Kentucky; 1986 admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.   Mr. Reinhardt is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics (1982) and the University of Kentucky College of Law (1985).  He is a member of the Fayette County, Kentucky and American  Bar Associations, the Kentucky Defense Counsel (President, 2005-2006) and the Defense Research Institute. 

Reported cases include: Estate of Wheeler v. Veal Realtors and Auctioneers, 997 S.W.2d 497 (Ky. App., 1999); Elkins v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 844 S.W.2d 423 (Ky. App., 1992); Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company v. McKinney, 831 S.W.2d 164 (Ky., 1991); Jones v. Hanna, Ky. App., 814 S.W.2d 187 (1991);  Peak v. Barlow Homes, Inc., 765 S.W.2d 577 (Ky. App., 1988); Swinebroad Denton, Inc., v. Hornback, 744 S.W.2d 429 (Ky. App., 1987); Murphy v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 116 S.W.2d 500 (Ky. App., 2002).

Mr. Reinhardt practices primarily in insurance defense, personal injury, products liability and civil litigation. 

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1986
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky, 1986

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: Dean's List 1982

Representative Clients

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
  • Zurich American Insurance Company
  • EMC Insurance Company
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • Occidental Fire & Casualty Company

References

  • Scott Sweeney, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company
  • Carolyn Berra, Zurich American Insurance Company
  • Kim Schuh, Nationwide Insurance Company

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rating, Martindale Hubble, 2014
  • Defense Lawyer of the Year, The Kentucky Defense Counsel, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Sergeant at Arms, 1988 - 1990
  • Defense Research Institute, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Member
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, President, 2005 - 2006