John D. Cox

John Davis Cox is a shareholder/partner at Lynch, Cox, Gilman & Goodman, P.S.C.  All of his practice is devoted to civil litigation, including business and commercial litigation, as well as catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.

Mr. Cox is a Louisville native who received his B.A. from the University of Louisville as well as his Juris Doctor Degree, both of which were with magna cum laude honors.  He also played soccer for the University of Louisville where he was a captain for the 1996 season and was a recipient of the Red and Black Award given to the two athletes in all sports with the highest GPA.  He has extensive experience doing complex litigation, and has obtained several multi-million dollar results, including the resolution of a Federal Tort Claims Act case for wrongful death, which was featured in the National Verdict Search Publication, along with the USA Today and New York Times.  He has represented various business clients, including local and regional banks, physicians, insurance companies, and sports and entertainment groups as well as numerous personal injury and wrongful death clients.

Areas of Practice

General Litigation

Business and Commercial Litigation

Personal Injury/Wrongful Death

Products Liability

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation

Banking Litigation

Insurance Defense

Federal Tort Claims Act

Bar Admissions

Kentucky, 2000

Indiana, 2000


Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

J.D. magna cum laude – 2000

University of Louisville

B.A. magna cum laude – 1996

Representative Clients

Blue Entertainment Sports Television

Central Bank

First Bank

Icon Properties


Blue Equity

McPeek Racing

Unified Technologies

Kosair Charities

Honors and Awards

AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell – 2013 – present

Super Lawyers – 2013 – present

40 Under 40 – 2011

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