Lexington, KY
333 West Vine Street
Suite 1800
Lexington, KY 40507
T: (859) 422-7506
F: (859) 259-2927

J.D., Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (1987)

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law

B.A., With Distinction, University of Kentucky (1984)

  • Honors Program
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
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J. Thomas Rawlings


J. Thomas Rawlings practices in the areas of commercial litigation, commercial real estate transactions, business acquisitions, commercial collections and general litigation.

His practice also includes drafting purchase agreements, commercial real estate leasing, franchising and landlord/tenant litigation.  His litigation experience includes the reported case of United Companies Lending Corporation v. Calvert, et al., Ky. App. 899 S.W.2d 514. 

  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America ® (Commercial Litigation), 2013-present
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County (KY) Bar Association
  • YMCA of Central Kentucky Board of Directors (Vice Chairman)