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John E. Hanley II - Louisville, KY

401 West Main StreetSuite 1950 Louisville, KY 40202

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Updated: 07/23/2021

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John E. Hanley is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He attended Saint Xavier High School and obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from nationally ranked Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. After graduating from law school, he began his career with the regional law firm, Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, PLLC.

In 1997, Mr. Hanley teamed with Michael A. Valenti to form the law firm now known as Valenti Hanley PLLC.


About John E. Hanley II

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Equine Law
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Business Organizations
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals


  • 25%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member, since 1997

Year Joined Firm

  • 1997


Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Louisville Bar Association, 2007 - 2009 (Member, Board of Directors)
  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1994 - Present (Member)
  • City of Glenview Hills, January 1, 2010 - January 1, 2012 (Commissioner)


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1994
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1990
  • Saint Xavier High School 1982-1986, Valedictorian

Past Positions

  • Greenebaum Doll & McDonald, PLLC (nka Bingham Greenebaum Doll, LLP), Associate, 1994 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Actors Theatre of Louisville, past member of the Board of Directors
  • Member, Holy Trinity Parish
  • Legal Aid
  • Beacon House, past member of the Board of Directors
  • Big Spring Country Club, past member of the Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Derby Museum, Member of the Board of Directors


Other Sources of Feedback About John E. Hanley II

Included on the 2023 Kentucky list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Kentucky Super Lawyers list

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401 West Main StreetSuite 1950 Louisville, KY 40202


  • 502-568-2101

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


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