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Whitney Wallingford

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Whitney is the founding member of Wallingford Law, PSC. He has practiced law for over thirty years in the Central Kentucky area. His practice has focused on business transactions and other general legal needs for business.

A native of Mason County, Kentucky, Whitney came to Lexington after serving in the marines. He and his family have lived in Lexington for over 30 years.

Education

  • University of Kentucky, BA with high distinction, Political Science, 1976
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, JD, 1979, Kentucky Law Review

Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. District and 6th Circuit Courts, 1979
  • United States Tax Court, 1981

Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association

Recent Press

  • Presentation: Health Care Reform, Southern Kentucky Estate Planning Council, August 2010
  • Presentation: ERISA Update and Health Care Reform, Employment Law Institute,University of Kentucky, June 2010
  • Presentation: Business and Estate Planning Issues for Electrical Contractors, 2004 – 2011
  • Presentation: Litigation Claims Under ERISA, Employment Law Institute, University of Kentucky, June 2006
  • Presentation: Litigation Claims Under ERISA, Employment Law Institute, University of Kentucky, 2002
  • Award: Kentucky Bar Association Service Award for representation of Bar Association in benefits issues, July 2002
  • Author: Employment Law in Kentucky, Preparation of Chapter on Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 8 University of Kentucky College of Law, 2000
  • Presentation: Legal Issues for Medical Board Certification, Sponsored by the American Board of Medical Specialties, February, 2000
  • Presentation: Employee Benefit and Tax Planning for Limited Liability Companies, Sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Law, October, 1999
  • Author: Employment Law in Kentucky, Preparation of Chapter on Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 8 University of Kentucky College of Law, 1998
  • Presentation: Legal Priorities for Specialty Board Certification, American Board of Medical Specialties, Spring, 1997
  • Presentation: Employee Law Institute, University of Kentucky College of Law, Litigation Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 1997
  • Presentation: Employee Law Institute, University of Kentucky College of Law, Litigation Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 1995
  • Presentation: Family Law in Kentucky, Utilization of Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, 1995

Professional Career

  • Wallingford Law, PSC; Lexington, Kentucky, 1998 – Present
  • Greenebaum Doll & McDonald; Lexington, Kentucky, 1979-1981; 1988-1997
  • Stoll Keenon & Park; Lexington, Kentucky, 1981-1987

Areas of Concentration

  • Estate and Business Planning and Transactional, Exempt Organizations;
  • Employee Benefits and Employment Law, ERISA