J. Thomas Rawlings: Lawyer with Bowles Rice LLP

J. Thomas Rawlings

Lexington,  KY  U.S.A.
Phone(859) 422-7506

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Business and Corporate
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction Litigation
  • Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: (859) 422-7506
Fax: (859) 259-2927
University University of Kentucky, B.A., with distinction, 1984 Honors Program, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolWashington University, St. Louis, Missouri, J.D., 1987 Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law, Published article: "Bankrupt's Obligation to Remove Toxic Waste Constitutes a Claim: Ohio v. William Lee Kovac Enterprise," Journal of Urban and Contemporary Law
AdmittedU.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association
•Kentucky Bar Association
•Fayette County (KY) Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

•YMCA of Central Kentucky Board of Directors (Vice Chairman)

BornMaysville, Kentucky, December 24, 1961

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

Articles & Alerts

• Bankrupt's Obligation to Remove Toxic Waste Constitutes a Claim: Ohio v. William Lee Kovac Enterprise, by J. Thomas Rawlings
Journal of Urban Contemporary Law


•53 Bowles Rice Attorneys Recognized Among 2016 Best Lawyers in America
August 17, 2015
•54 Bowles Rice Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers List
August 18, 2014


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Office Information

J. Thomas Rawlings

333 West Vine Street, Suite 1700
LexingtonKY 40507-1639


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