DARRYL W. DURHAM

Shareholder  |  ddurham@weberrose.com  |  LinkedIn

Darryl serves as outside general counsel for a variety of Kentucky businesses, and has over 30 years of business litigation and healthcare litigation experience.  Darryl has vast experience in all facets of health law and the creation of health maintenance organizations. He has represented  healthcare plans and long-term disability plans in ERISA actions and has represented healthcare providers before administrative boards.  Mr. Durham has also served as a Medicare Part B hearing officer and provided representation before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board.

As a Shareholder and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Weber Rose, Darryl understands the many hats a business owner wears at home, at the office, and in the community.  In addition to being the father of three children, Darryl is a former president of the Louisville Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Foundation, and served on the Board of Governors for the Kentucky Bar Association. Darryl has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, was twice Chair of the Community Health Charities of Kentucky, and is a current member of the Public Advocacy Commission.  When Darryl isn’t working or volunteering you can find him on the golf course. 


Education  

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 1977

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1974


Professional and Community Activities

Louisville Bar Association: Secretary, 1984; Chair, Membership Committee, 1985–1986; Vice-President, 1985; President-Elect, 1986; President, 1987; Member, Salary and Performance Review Committee, 1988–1989; Executive Director, Search Committee, 1988; Member, Board of Directors, Long Range Planning Committee, 1984–1989

Kentucky Bar Association: Secretary/Treasurer, Young Lawyers Section, 1979–1980; Vice-President, 1980–1981; President-Elect, 1981–1982; President, 1982–1983; Chairman, Paralegal Committee, 1985–1986; Member: House of Delegates, 1984–1986 and 1989–1994; Board of Governors, 1982-1983

American Bar Association:  Member, District Representative, Kentucky and Indiana, Young Lawyers Division, 1983–1985; Chairman, National Conferences, 1985–1986; Director, Young Lawyers Division, 1986–1987; Executive Council Coordinator, 1987–1988; Member: Forum Committee on Health Law; Standing Committee on Forums, 1989–1991; Litigation Section; Participant, 1987 ABA Consumer Finance Law Debate

Louisville Bar Foundation: Member, Board of Directors, 1983–1988 and 1992–1996; Treasurer, 1992; Vice-President, 1993; President-Elect, 1994; President, 1995

Citizens for Better Judges: Chairman (2012), Vice Chairman (2011), and Treasurer (2010)

Community Health Charities of Kentucky: Member, Board of Directors, 1995–present; Chairman, 1997–1999 and 2007–2009

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Kentucky: Member, Board of Trustees, 2001–2007

Jefferson County Public School: Law Related Education Advisory Board, Chair, 1988–1991

Public Advocacy Commission: Member, 2013-2017

National Association of College Lawyers


Awards

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Super Lawyers, by Kentucky Monthly in the area of insurance coverage, 2007–2009

Top Lawyer, Louisville Magazine, in the areas of health care law, insurance law and litigation, 2008, and in the areas of insurance law and litigation, 2009

Key Practice Areas

General Business Counsel
Civil Litigation
Health Insurance Coverage Disputes
Healthcare Litigation
Labor & Employment

 

Admitted to Practice

Kentucky
Federal E.D.Ky.
Federal W.D.Ky.
Federal 6th Circuit
Federal 4th Circuit