Martha Ziskind is a member of the Firm’s Corporate & Securities Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of regulatory, banking and corporate and contract matters.

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J.D., University of Louisville

  • Articles Editor, The Journal of Family Law, 1975

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972 (Legal History)

M.A., University of Chicago, 1966 (History)

A.B., Barnard College, 1965




  • Highest Professional AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2019
  • Bingham Fellow, 1997
  • Leadership Louisville, 1987-88


Martha Ziskind had a twenty-nine-year career at PNC Bank and its predecessor Kentucky bank, Citizens Fidelity, where she served as Chief Market Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Ms. Ziskind dealt with a variety of regulatory, corporate and contract matters, bank product and operations issues and matters relating to customer and employee privacy.


  • American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Financial Services Committee of the ABA Section on Administrative Law, 2018
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association


  • Kentucky Chamber’s Cyber Security and Data Protection Seminar, (Feb. 2017) “FTC Regulation, Websites and the Internet of Things”
  • Frequent speaker at the University of Kentucky’s annual Legal Issues for Financial Institutions Counsel program.
  • Kentucky Chamber’s Cyber Security and Data Protection Seminar, (Dec. 2015) “Federal Trade Commission Takes Driver’s Seat in Setting Data Privacy and Security Standards (or Not)”
  • University of Kentucky’s Annual Conference on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions, (Sep. 2008) “Privacy Issues in the Banking Industry”
  • KBA, (April 2008) 18th Annual Issues for Corporate House Counsel CLE Seminar, “Privacy Issues for In-House Counsel”
  • ABA, (June 2007) National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, “Consumer Authentication”
  • ABA, (March 2007) Business Law Spring Meeting, subcommittee on Electronic Financial Services, “Authenticating Electronic Transactions”
  • Louisville Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Series, (June 2006) “The Developing Law of Privacy and Information Security”

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