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Ruby Fenton - Louisville, KY

401 West Main StreetSuite 1400 Louisville, KY 40202

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Updated: 09/22/2023

Louisville Employment Law Lawyer


Ms. Fenton's practice centers in the area of Labor and Employment Law. She has a wealth of experience in the following areas:

Employment Law: Representation of employers in defense of both individual and class action suits claiming unlawful employment discrimination and/or common law wrongful discharge. Representation of employers in administrative proceedings in the areas of employment discrimination, wage and hour, unemployment, occupational safety and health...

About Ruby Fenton

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Traditional Labor Law
  • Mediation & Arbitration


  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Representative Clients

  • City of LaGrange, Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville
  • Masters' Supply, Inc.
  • Centers for Accessible Living
  • Walker Mechanical Contractors, Inc.
  • MiD, Inc.
  • Star Aviation, Inc


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1989
  • Kentucky, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Member)
  • Louisville Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Member)
  • Attorneys Advisory Committee, The Access Center, 2000 - Present (Member)
  • Louisville Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1996 - 1997 (Chairperson)
  • Legal Studies Advisory Board, Sullivan University, 2000 - Present (Member)


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: Book Award - Evidence and Trusts and Estates
    Law Journal: Journal of Law and Education, Staff Member, 1988 - 1989
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    Bachelor of Science
    Major: Audiology

Past Positions

  • Borowitz & Goldsmith, PLC, Partner, 2004 - 2013
  • Pitt Fenton, PLLC, Partner, 1997 - 2004
  • Rogers, Fuller & Pitt, Associate, 1989 - 1997

Classes and Seminars

  • Employment Discrimination Law and Labor Law, University of Louisville School of Business, 1989 - 1990
  • Paralegal Studies, Sullivan College, 1982 - 1985
  • Human Resources, Bellarmine University
  • "Safe Harbors in Labor/Employment Law" & "Intersection of the ADA and other Labor & Employment Laws", Carl A. Warns Labor & Employment Law Institute, 1996 - 2014
  • "Effective Policies and Procedures: Creation and Administration", "Social Media in the Workplace", and "Enforceability of Covenants not to Compete", Oldham County Government, 2007 - 2016
  • "Changes in Life Affecting Employer Strategies", Kentucky Healthcare/Financial Management Association, 2005 - Present
  • "The Wage and Hour Laws and the Effects of...", Kentucky Financial Professionals Conference, 2005 - Present
  • "Employment Law Update", "Hiring and Firing: How to do it Right", and "Beyond the Basics in Employment Law, Sterling Education Services, 2001 - 2010
  • "All Hands on Deck - Navigating Return to Work Issues", and "Matters of the Mind", Access Center Partnership, 1993 - 2003
  • "Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Differences You Need to Know and Document Drafting Tips", Business Associations Law Institute, 2017


Other Sources of Feedback About Ruby Fenton

Included on the 2024 Kentucky list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Kentucky Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Ruby Fenton on Super Lawyers


  • AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 1989-2017

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Office Information


401 West Main StreetSuite 1400 Louisville, KY 40202


  • 502-584-2318



  • Fenton, Chapter 13: "Whistleblower Protection"; Law & Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology, W.B. Sounders Company, 1995

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