Overview
Experience
Credentials

Judge Wilson is a member of the Firm’s Governmental Affairs & Regulated Industries Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of higher education, business acquisitions, energy and equine matters.

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REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Borrower’s counsel in various municipal bond issues and refinancings, 2008 – present
  • Owner’s counsel in multiple LEED certified construction and renovation projects, 2009 – present
  • Counsel and Chair of 2012 presidential transition at Berea College
  • Counsel and advisor in various higher education matters involving U.S. Department of Education, other federal and state agencies

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Kentucky, 1981
  • B.A., Berea College, 1978

ADMISSIONS

Kentucky

HONORS

Highest Professional AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • General Counsel and Secretary, Berea College 2001-present
  • Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for Fasig-Tipton Company, 1984-1991
  • Legislative Analyst for the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, 1978-1982
  • Law Clerk to the Kentucky Supreme Court, 1981-1982
  • Law Clerk to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1982-1983

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Woodford County, Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations.
  • Former Chair, American Bar Association Banking and Commercial Arbitration Sub-Committee, Section of Litigation
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • University Risk Management and Insurance Association

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • The Sayre School, Trustee
  • Christian Appalachian Project, Director
  • Horse Farm Workers Educational Assistance Fund, Director and Secretary
 
 

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