Walt Robertson is a member of the Business & Corporate Services Group. He represents clients in all matters of business including commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities regulation and equine law.
Equine Sales and Use Tax
Chapter: Business Combinations: Non-Tax Considerations
Kentucky Corporation Law, 3d ed. (2018)
Issues For International Sale of Goods
Graduate and Professional Education
2016 Equine Law Update
Legal issues applicable to equine transactions
Securities Laws Issues Applicable to Horse Racing Syndicates
The Nexus between Securities Law and Equine Law Practices
Negotiation Tactics: How to Negotiate So You Don't Lose Your Shirt at the Races
The Thoroughbred Auction Process from Start to Finish
The Essential Elements of an Equine Sales Contract—From A to Z
A Day in the Life—Who Are Our Clients and What Legal Issues Arise Every Day for Them
Management Committee, Member (2018-present)
Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Opinions Committee, Member
Kentucky Horse Park Foundation, Board of Directors
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Board of Directors
University of Kentucky National Conference on Equine Law, Planning Committee
Leadership Kentucky, Class of 2015
Walt has a lifetime of experience in multiple breeds of the equine industry. Prior to practicing law, he worked as a bloodstock agent for a leading commercial agency specializing in the sale of Thoroughbred horses at public auction and as a bid spotter and announcer for several horse auction companies. During college, he worked on a Thoroughbred horse farm in New Zealand.
Walt is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Kentucky where he teaches Equine Law I in the College of Agriculture.
Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2018-20)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2015-18)
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