Garry R. Adams

Garry Adams is one of the founding partners of Adams • Landenwich • Walton and has been practicing law since 2000.  Garry primarily practices general civil litigation.  He practices in the areas of employment, business litigation, civil rights, and personal injury law.  Garry’s client base includes individuals and small businesses.

Garry is a member in good standing of the Kentucky Bar, and is also admitted to practice before Western District of Kentucky, Eastern District of Kentucky, Southern District of Indiana, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  He  has also practiced pro hac vicein the Middle District of Tennessee, Middle District of Florida, and the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Garry is also a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.

Since 2012, Garry has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in Louisville for Constitutional Law/Individual Rights Law.  In 2013, Garry was named as a Top Lawyer in Louisville for both Constitution Law/Individual Rights Law and Employment Law.  Since 2013, Garry was also named as a Super Layer in Kentucky.  According to the rating agency, only 5% of the attorneys in Kentucky receive the elite Super Lawyer designation.

Garry was born in St. Louis, Missouri and spent most of his youth in St. Louis and Denver, Colorado.  Garry and his family moved to Louisville, Kentucky in 1989 and he attended Eastern High School in Jefferson County.  Garry attended the University of Kentucky where he earned his B.A. in Political Science in 1996.  Garry also attended the University of Louisville where he earned his law degree in 2000.

Recent Verdicts

Greenamyer vs. Eifler, $13.4 million dollar jury verdict for breach of contract, fraud, tortious interference with contract.

Estate of Chance Brooks et. al. vs. Louisville SW Hotel, LLC et. al., $3.2 million dollar jury verdict for wrongful death.  The Court of Appeals has recently ordered a second trial for three separate categories of damages so the original verdict amount is expected to grow.

Blue Sky vs. Miller’s Lane Center, $1.6 million dollar verdict for conversion of a business and tortious interference with contract.

Burge vs. Appriss Inc., $980,000 verdict in a breach of contract and fraud action.

Recent Notable Appellate Cases

McCann vs. Sullivan Univ. Sys., Inc., 528 S.W.3d 331, 333 (Ky.2017)(Represented employees seeking class action certification for unpaid overtime wages.  The Kentucky Supreme Court held that Kentucky’s wage-hour law permits class actions for unpaid wages and overtime overturning several Kentucky Court of Appeals and Federal District Court decisions.

Areas of Practice

  • Super Lawyers
  • Best of Louisville - Louisville Magazine
  • NELA
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • American Justice Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association