Chad R. Wadlington

Of Counsel
Of Counsel

Phone: 859-219-9090
Fax: 859-219-9292
Email: Email-me

Mr. Wadlington handles all aspects of civil litigation and has a wide range of experience as a litigator.  One of his greatest privileges involved serving on the Steering Committee and Trial Committee in the aviation litigation arising out of the air crash of Comair Flight 5191. He handles coverage evaluations and bad faith defense and has litigated (and arbitrated) multi-party construction disputes, intellectual property claims, premises liability, and personal and commercial lines bodily injury cases.  He handles business litigation claims including financial fraud, breach of fiduciary claims, shareholder and management disputes, and business-to-business disputes.  He has assisted numerous entrepreneurs in organizing their business enterprises and has handled the structuring and closing of complex commercial transactions, including real estate transactions. 

Mr. Wadlington is also a trained civil mediator and a professor at Asbury University.  He was born in Paducah, Kentucky but has made Lexington his home since 1992.

Professional Experience
Of Counsel, Walter Meadows Richardson, PLLC, Lexington, Kentucky, 2016 to Present
Principal, Wadlington Law, PSC, 2007-2015
Partner, Wombles & Wadlington, PSC, 2001-2007
Adjunct Professor, Asbury University, 2009-Present

Civil Mediator
Lipscomb University, Institute for Conflict Management, Civil Mediator Training

University of Kentucky College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001
Murray State University, B.A. in History and Business Management, cum laude, 1992

Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Commonwealth of Kentucky

Professional Associations
Kentucky Bar Association
Member, Business Law Section
Member, Civil Litigation Section
Member, Probate & Trust Law Section
Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

Spare Time
When he is not practicing law or teaching, Chad is helping his wife, Christy, raise their four children. 


Lexington Office