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Mickey T. Webster

Partner

P 859-288-7622 F 859-259-0649

250 West Main Street
Suite 1600
Lexington, KY 40507

 

Mickey Webster is a member of the Firm's Natural Resources & Environmental Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of general business, intellectual property, commercial, employment, mineral, energy and environmental litigation.  Mr. Webster has appeared in all levels of state and federal courts and administrative bodies. 

He has successfully defended a wide variety of clients in various types of litigation, including consumer actions against federally chartered banks and savings and loan institutions, product liability, intellectual property, construction, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and professional trucking tort actions.

Mickey T. Webster

Location

250 West Main Street
Suite 1600
Lexington, KY 40507

Representative Matters

  • Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. Mr. Webster served as counsel for Static Control Components, Inc. in a suit brought by Lexmark involving patent, copyright, antitrust and numerous other contract and tort claims. Lexmark sought damages of approximately 100 million dollars. Following a 5 week trial, the jury returned a complete defense verdict and Lexmark took nothing on its claims.
  • Compex International v. Taylor, 209 S.W.3d 462, 61 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 263, Prod. Liab. Rep. (CCH) P 17,626 (Ky. Oct 19, 2006) (NO. 2005-SC-0228-DG), as modified on denial of rehearing (Jan 25, 2007). Mr. Webster served as counsel for Compex International, obtaining dismissal of product liability claims asserted against the client in the trial court. Mr. Webster also served as appellate counsel and the dismissal was upheld by a 6-1 vote after oral argument before the Kentucky Supreme Court.
  • Union Planters Bank, N.A. v. Hutson, 210 S.W.3d 163, Ky. App., June 09, 2006 (No. 2004-CA-002160-MR.) (appellate counsel). Mr. Webster served as appellate counsel in this case, successfully obtaining a reversal of a judgment imposing penalties against Union Planters Bank, N.A. for its failure to timely release a mortgage. The Court of Appeals' Opinion in this case was the first decision imposing common law limitations on a Plaintiff's ability to recover penalties against banks under KRS 382.365.

Representative Clients

  • Hubble Mining, LLC
  • South Akers Mining, LLC
  • Hidden Springs, LLC
  • Static Control Components, Inc.
  • Arch Coal, Inc.
  • Consol of Kentucky, Inc.

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk to Judge Eugene E. Siler, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Honors

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  • Recognized by his peers in Kentucky's Super Lawyers® 2013

Education

2000 - J.D., University of Kentucky; staff member of the Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law

1994 - B.A., University of Kentucky

Presentations

Mr. Webster has assisted in the preparation of and presented multiple Continuing Legal Education Programs in the areas of Employment and Environmental law.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Associations
  • Scholarship Committee Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Civic Involvement

  • Active participant in various matters in the Fayette County Public School System
  • Pro Bono work for Habitat for Humanity

Interests

  • Hunting, Fishing, Canoeing, Sporting Dogs, Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing, Woodworking, College Athletics

Representative Matters

  • Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. Mr. Webster served as counsel for Static Control Components, Inc. in a suit brought by Lexmark involving patent, copyright, antitrust and numerous other contract and tort claims. Lexmark sought damages of approximately 100 million dollars. Following a 5 week trial, the jury returned a complete defense verdict and Lexmark took nothing on its claims.
  • Compex International v. Taylor, 209 S.W.3d 462, 61 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 263, Prod. Liab. Rep. (CCH) P 17,626 (Ky. Oct 19, 2006) (NO. 2005-SC-0228-DG), as modified on denial of rehearing (Jan 25, 2007). Mr. Webster served as counsel for Compex International, obtaining dismissal of product liability claims asserted against the client in the trial court. Mr. Webster also served as appellate counsel and the dismissal was upheld by a 6-1 vote after oral argument before the Kentucky Supreme Court.
  • Union Planters Bank, N.A. v. Hutson, 210 S.W.3d 163, Ky. App., June 09, 2006 (No. 2004-CA-002160-MR.) (appellate counsel). Mr. Webster served as appellate counsel in this case, successfully obtaining a reversal of a judgment imposing penalties against Union Planters Bank, N.A. for its failure to timely release a mortgage. The Court of Appeals' Opinion in this case was the first decision imposing common law limitations on a Plaintiff's ability to recover penalties against banks under KRS 382.365.

Representative Clients

  • Hubble Mining, LLC
  • South Akers Mining, LLC
  • Hidden Springs, LLC
  • Static Control Components, Inc.
  • Arch Coal, Inc.
  • Consol of Kentucky, Inc.

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk to Judge Eugene E. Siler, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Honors

Super Lawyers 2013 Logo

  • Recognized by his peers in Kentucky's Super Lawyers® 2013

Education

2000 - J.D., University of Kentucky; staff member of the Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law

1994 - B.A., University of Kentucky

Presentations

Mr. Webster has assisted in the preparation of and presented multiple Continuing Legal Education Programs in the areas of Employment and Environmental law.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Associations
  • Scholarship Committee Energy and Mineral Law Foundation

Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Civic Involvement

  • Active participant in various matters in the Fayette County Public School System
  • Pro Bono work for Habitat for Humanity

Interests

  • Hunting, Fishing, Canoeing, Sporting Dogs, Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing, Woodworking, College Athletics
Mickey T. Webster