Lexy Gross Holland
How do you achieve success for clients?
I use the research and writing skills I gained from a career in journalism and a federal clerkship to efficiently find solutions for clients involved in litigation. With an interest in several legal practice areas, I use my love of learning and problem-solving to delve into challenging subjects.
Lexy Gross Holland is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution team. She assists with the representation of a broad range of clients in a variety of cases, including appellate practice, constitutional law and commercial litigation.Show More
Successfully defended multiple motions to dismiss on high-stakes commercial litigation claims.
Obtained summary judgment on a state-law claim in a dispute related to the interpretation of a commercial lease agreement.
Successfully defended a motion to bifurcate a case in federal court, saving the client extensive litigation time and costs.
Assisted with the defense of a healthcare client during a federal trial on a disability discrimination claim, in which Wyatt obtained a complete defense verdict.
Represents commercial landlords in litigation matters involving rent-collection and property disputes.
Represents individuals and organizations in the equine industry with a wide range of litigation needs, including contract disputes, regulatory actions, and conflicts requiring the evaluation and analysis of state law and constitutional interpretation.
Represents commercial developers in high-stakes real estate disputes.
Represents private employers in litigation involving civil rights concerns, environmental safety and health regulation, and wrongful termination claims.
Represents companies involved in energy and natural resources with complex litigation matters.
J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law
- Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture & Natural Resources Law
- Member of the University’s Commission for Title IX Policy Revision
- Secretary of the Student Bar Association
- Fundraising Chair of the Student Public Interest Law Foundation
- Member of the Women’s Law Caucus
- Two-time CALI Award recipient
- Lynn Bennett Scholarship Fund Award recipient
- Akers Scholarship Award recipient, 2019
B.S., cum laude, Murray State University (Journalism, Political Science Minor)
- Indiana University Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition Scholar
- Murray State Journalism Program Outstanding Senior
- William G. Broughton Fellow in Creative Expression for Journalism
- Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority member and Philanthropy Committee Chair
- National Mabel Lee Walton Award recipient, Outstanding Member Award recipient
- Student Life Office’s Top 10 Student Leader
- College Panhellenic Council President and Vice President, 2015
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
- Clerk for the Honorable Joseph M. Hood, United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2017, 2019-20
- Summer Associate, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, 2018
- Clerk for the Children’s Law Center, 2017
- Reporter and News Producer, The Louisville Courier-Journal, 2015-16
- Metro Editorial Intern, The Chicago Tribune, 2015
- Editor-in-Chief, Assistant News Editor, Reporter, The Murray State News, 2012-14
- News Intern, Lexington Herald-Leader, 2014
- Collegiate Correspondent, USA Today College, 2013-14
- News Intern, The Tennessean, 2013
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS
- Kentucky Bar Association, Member of the Young Lawyers and Civil Litigation sections
- At-Large member of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee
Volunteer for Ampersand Sexual Violence Resource Center
- The Opioid Epidemic and Rural America: Why the USDA Should Lead the Response, 10 KY. J. EQUINE, AGRIC. & NAT. RESOURCES L. 257 (2017-18)
- “False Claims Act Prohibitions Do Not Preclude Recovery of Attorney Fees by Multiple Relators,” Wyatt Publication (April 12, 2022)
- “New Law Aims to End Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Harassment Claims,” Wyatt Employment Law Report Blog (February 18, 2022)
- USDA Should Strengthen Licensing Requirements for Exhibitors of Exotic Animals, Ky. J. Equine, Agric. & Nat. Resources L. Blog, (January 13, 2018)
- 16th Biennial Real Estate Law & Practice Institute presentation on “Foreclosure and Insolvency Issues in Real Estate,” Lexington, KY, May 2021