Douglas Hoots-Biography

Douglas L. Hoots is a partner in the law firm of Landrum & Shouse LLP in Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky . His main practice areas are Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination - Employer, and State and Federal Trial/Appellate Practice. He is a Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member of Kentucky Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute (DRI) member, Member of Insurance Institute of Kentucky, Top Attorney in Kentucky, AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, Best Lawyers in America, Former Adjunct Professor of Paralegal Studies at EKU, Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and has had dozens of speaking engagements to Insurance Professionals and attorneys. He is admitted to practice before all Kentucky State and Federal Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also had numerous published cases in the Kentucky Court of Appeals, Kentucky Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit primarily in the areas of insurance litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

Mr. Hoots is also a Certified Property and Casualty Underwriter.