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Ian T. Ramsey

Ian T. Ramsey

Recently recognized by Louisville Business First as "20 People to Know in Technology," Ian Ramsey is Certified Information Privacy Professional and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Privacy & Data Security practice group where he counsels and defends clients.  Ian is also a very active products liability trial attorney certified as a Fire and Explosion Investigator.   

Ian was again this year nominated by his peers as a Kentucky Super Lawyer and featured as a 2016 Top Attorney for Privacy and Information Security by Louisville Magazine. He is designated as AV-Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® for his ethical standards and legal skills.

Reported Cases

  • Arnold v. Com. ex rel. Chandler, Ky., 62 S.W.3d 366 (2001)
  • Patmon v. Hobbs, Ky. App., 280 S.W.3d 589 (2009)


  • Privacy & Data Security
    • Mr. Ramsey assists clients with investigating and mitigating data breach incidents. He coordinates with law enforcement and states Attorney General concerning consumer protection issues that arise due to a breach and provides advice to on-line retailers, financial institutions, legal service providers, and health care providers to develop and implement privacy and data breach policies, procedures, and training.
  • Products Liability
    • Advisory counsel for Hurricane Katrina product liability class action lawsuits, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • Trial counsel for utility contractor wrongful death matter
    • Co-defense trial counsel for products liability matters, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
    • Advisory counsel for commercial trucking wrongful death case, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • Fire Litigation
    • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators
    • Trial counsel obtaining dismissal of all claims and judgment on counter-claim in bad faith fire litigation (arson - residential)
    • Trial co-counsel in dismissed multiple death (10) residential fire
    • Advisory counsel for fire scene investigations on behalf of manufacturing clients concerning lighting, fan, gas valve, HVAC and temperature control components
    • Trial counsel for bad faith fire litigation resulting in favorable settlement of all claims (arson - commercial)
  • Business Litigation
    • Trial counsel for shareholder dispute/company dissolution matters
    • Advisory counsel for business operation matters in Florida, North Carolina, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Mexico, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas
    • Mr. Ramsey has served both as plaintiff and defense counsel for RICO matters, securing a seven-figure settlement as plaintiff's counsel and obtaining a dismissal of claims as defense counsel
    • Trial counsel for successful defense of patent infringement matter related to corrosion protection system for concrete and steel structures
         Commercial Real Estate
    • Trial counsel for work-outs, enforcement of securitized commercial real estate loans, and defense of lender liability claims
  • Private Corrections
    • Mr. Ramsey has represented private correctional companies since 1996 and is well-versed in 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 claims, having litigated wrongful death, personal injury, and numerous other allegations that arise from conditions of confinement
  • Gaming Law Group, Chair
    • Kentucky counsel representing the Interactive Gaming Council in Commonwealth of Kentucky v. 141 Domain Names, concerning on-line gaming
  • Other Matters
    • Co-defense counsel retained to challenge excess jury verdicts in medical negligence cases exceeding $50 million
    • Trial counsel obtaining dismissal of all claims and judgment on counter-claim exceeding $1 million in a construction fraud matter

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Professional Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2012-18)

Louisville Business First, 20 People to Know in Technology (2015)

Louisville Magazine Top Lawyer (2016)

Community Involvement

  • Louisville Public Media Advisory Council, 2008-11
  • American Red Cross, Louisville Area Chapter, Board of Directors, 2006-08