Douglas A. U’Sellis

Doug U'Sellis

Douglas A. U’Sellis is one of the leading workers compensation practitioners in Kentucky, having represented employers all over the Commonwealth for many years.  Doug is a native of Louisville, Kentucky and graduated from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.  He initially practiced with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, focusing on litigation of workers’ compensation claims, including extensive appellate practice.  He then began his career in private practice, with a large Louisville defense law firm, before founding his own firm in 2002, acting both as a litigator and managing partner.  Doug continues to act as a lead litigator and managing partner for U’Sellis Mayer & Associates today.  He represents a variety of clients in the healthcare industry, education, the construction trades, manufacturing, and many other fields.  Doug works closely with his clients and believes in involving both claims professionals and employer representatives in a team approach to defending claims.

            Doug is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1994.  He has also been selected as a “Top Lawyer” by Louisville Magazine, and as a “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters.  He was voted by his peers as the 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” for Workers Compensation Defense in Louisville, Kentucky.  Away from the office, Doug enjoys traveling, exercise, cooking, reading, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.