1. Home
  2. Contact Us
Alan N. Linker
Louisville, Kentucky
Member
phone (502) 584-7400
fax (502) 371-9286
email alinker@derbycitylaw.com
 

Alan Linker has an extensive estate and gift planning practice representing corporate executives, their families and high net worth individuals in the implementation of their wealth transfer arrangements. In each matter, Alan focuses on the client's wishes for the practical disposition of his or her assets at death or during life, and the elimination or minimization of transfer taxes utilizing various acknowledged planning vehicles and techniques.

Alan also focuses his practice in corporate and business law, including acquisitions, mergers, business formation, entity structuring and commercial litigation, as well as domestic relations litigation for high net worth individuals. In the area of commercial litigation, Alan has achieved several significant decisions from the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Recognition
Named in Louisville Magazine as a "Top Lawyer" in Trusts, Wills and Estate Law for 2014. The Top Lawyers were picked by their peers.


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, 2013-2014


Alan was named as a Top Rated Lawyer in Kentucky’s Legal Leaders in the area of Trusts and Estates, 2013. This honor is based on peer review.


Alan has a Martindale-Hubbell distinguished rating of AV Preeminent


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, 2012


Named in Louisville Magazine as a "Top Lawyer" in Trusts, Wills and Estate Law for 2012. The Top Lawyers were picked by their peers.


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, 2011


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Business Law, Corporate Law, Commercial Law and Trusts and Estates, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2011


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Business Law and Business Litigation, as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2010


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, 2010


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, 2009


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Estate Planning and Probate, 2008


Named in Louisville Magazine in the practice of Business and Trust & Estate Law as one of the Best Lawyers in Louisville, 2008


Named in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of Business / Corporate, 2007


Memberships
Kentucky Bar Association


Louisville Bar Association


Admissions and Courts
Kentucky, 1974
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Tax Court
Education
University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky, 1974
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude


Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1971
B.S
Honors: With Distinction
Major: Accounting


Practices
Estate and Gift Planning
Estate Administration
and Probate
Corporate and Business Law
Commercial Litigation
Domestic Relations Litigation for High Net Worth Individuals
Published/Notable Cases
Jewish Hospital v. Stewart Mechanical, 628 F.2d 971 (6th Cir. 1980)
Alcohol Beverage Control Board v. Taylor Drug Stores, 635 S.W. 2d 319 (Ky. 1982)
Armco, Inc. v. Revenue Cabinet Commonwealth of Kentucky, 748 S.W. 2d 372 (Ky. 1988)
Steelvest, Inc. v. Scansteel Service Center, Inc., 807 S.W. 2d 476 (Ky. 1991)
Steelvest, Inc. v. Scansteel Service Center, Inc., 908 S.W. 2d 104 (Ky. 1995)
Tile House, Inc. v. Cumberland Federal Savings Bank, 942 S.W. 2d 904 (Ky. 1997)
Camera Center, Inc. v. Revenue Cabinet, 34 S.W. 3d 39 (Ky. 2000)
Cherry Hill Vineyards, LLC v. Hudgins, 488 F.Supp.2d 601 (W.D. Ky. 2006)
Huber Winery v. Wilcher, 488 F.Supp.2d 592 (W.D. Ky. 2006)
Benjamin v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, 305 S.W.3d 446 (Ky. App. 2010)
Pro Bono Activities:
Founding Commissioner, City of Hurstbourne
Past Regional Director, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League

Seiller Waterman LLC
462 S. Fourth Street, 22nd Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-584-7400
Fax: 502-583-2100
Email Us