Qualifications and CV

Stuart E. Alexander, III
Curriculum Vitae


St. Xavier High School, Louisville, Kentucky (1970)
St. John’s University (1974)
University of Louisville Law School (1978)
Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Negotiation, 1995
Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®


Jefferson District Assistant Public Defender, 1980 –1983
City of Louisville Assistant Law Director, 1983 – 1990
Tilford Dobbins Alexander, PLLC, Partner, 1983 – 2014
Stuart Alexander, PLLC, 2014 – Present

Author and Speaker

Stuart shares his knowledge and insight through his popular publication, Employment and Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky, A Guide for Employers, providing information on:

  • Creating the Employment Relationship
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • OSHA/KOSHA and Safety Regulations
  • Terminations, Layoffs and Reductions in Force
  • Unemployment Insurance and Claims
  • Severance Agreement, Arbitration and Termination Issues
  • Wage and Hour Legislation
  • Race, Religion and National Origin
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”)
  • Workers’ Compensation/Family Medical Leave (“FMLA”) and Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)
  • Age Discrimination

Expert Resource

Stuart shares his knowledge and expertise across the country. He has received a Martindale Hubbell “AV” rating by his peers. This rating is a significant accomplishment indicating that Stuart has achieved the highest level of professional excellence. Stuart has also been named one of Louisville’s “Top Lawyers” by Louisville Magazine. Stuart is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®)


Affiliations: American Bar Association, Member of Litigation and Labor and Employment Sections; Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Labor and Employment Section, Workers’ Compensation Section; Louisville Bar Association, Member, Employment Committee; Kentucky Staffing Association, LSHRM.

A member of the Louisville, KY and American Bar Associations, Stuart is admitted to practice in:

  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Courts for
    • Indiana
    • Illinois
    • Kentucky
    • Minnesota
    • Ohio
    • Texas
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Practice Concentration Area – Labor Employment/Business Litigation

  • Employment policies and handbooks;
  • Training and best practices counseling;
  • Reduction in force, plant closing and acquisitions;
  • Administrative changes and proceedings;
  • Non-competition, non-solicitation, trace secret and proprietary information issues;
  • Discrimination and sexual harassment;
  • Retaliation;
  • Wage and hour and executive compensation issues;
  • Workers’ compensation and self-insurance issues;
  • Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution;
  • Privacy, defamation and employment reference litigation;
  • Injunctions and temporary restraining orders;
  • FMLA and ADA issues;
  • Unemployment insurance claims;
  • OSHA and KOSHA citations and retaliation claims;
  • Severance and Release Agreements;
  • Unemployment insurance claims;
  • Contract Disputes and Litigation;
  • Franchise Litigation;
  • Business Torts;
  • Subcontractor Liability Issues;
  • Probate Administration and Litigation

Civic Involvements – Past and Present

  • Past President – Louisville Rotary Club 2012/2013
  • Leadership Kentucky Graduate
  • Sister Cities of Louisville Board Member
  • Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Past President
  • Americana Community Center, Board Member
  • Center for Non-Profit Excellence, Board Member
  • Rotary District 6710, District Governor Elect