Pete Lay

Pete Lay is a founding partner of Adams • Landenwich • Walton.  He has been working with many of his current partners since his admission to the bar in 2013.  Pete has had an incredibly active trial practice, acting as co-counsel or lead counsel in at least 20 jury trials within the first five years of practice. Not only a trial lawyer, Pete has represented many civil and criminal clients toward successful resolution of their cases through both litigation and extra-judicial means.

Prior to joining the firm, Pete graduated cum laude from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law where he received the highest-grade award in Advanced Trial Practice and served as vice-president of the law school’s Moot Court Board. During law school, he competed on several moot court and mock trial teams, garnering awards as a finalist in the 2012 Pirtle-Washer Oral Advocacy Competition and as a Regional Quarter-Finalist in the 2013 TYLA National Trial Competition.

Pete is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the federal Western District of Kentucky, and is a member of the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

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