Greg A. Jennings

Greg A. Jennings

Louisville, Kentucky

Greg A. Jennings, born and raised in Owensboro, Kentucky, is a 1988 graduate of the University of Louisville law school. Jennings, received his undergraduate degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University. Jennings clerked for both the late Judge Carl D. Melton with the Henderson Circuit Court, and also for the late Justice Thomas B. Spain with the Kentucky Supreme Court. Jennings, a former prosecutor in Louisville, Kentucky, successfully handled and tried numerous criminal cases. Jennings successfully argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court the property forfeiture case in Commonwealth v. Fint, Ky, 940 S.W.2d 896 (1997). Jennings was later appointed General Counsel to the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions and thereafter was named Director of the Division of Minerals Resource Taxation and GIS with the Kentucky Department of Revenue. Jennings has given numerous presentations on a wide variety of topics ranging from banking, workers' compensation, taxation, and insurance. Jennings is admitted to practice law in both Kentucky and Indiana as well as the federal courts in both Kentucky and Indiana. Jennings lives in Louisville, Kentucky and has an active law practice in Western and Central Kentucky.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Legal Ties

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1989
  • Kentucky, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2017


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky
    • A.B. - 1983
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Accounting and Political Science

Published Works

  • Arbitration and Award, Kentucky Practice Series, revised


  • Commissioner Thomas B. Miller, Kentucky Department of Revenue
  • Deputy Commissioner Elyse Weigle, Kentucky Department of Revenue
  • Senator Tom Buford, Jessamine County, Kentucky
  • Tony Lindauer, Property Valuation Administrator, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Commissioner Julie McPeak, Tennessee Department of Insurance
  • Judge Christine Ward, Jefferson Circuit Court, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Judge McKay Chauvin, Jefferson Circuit Court, Louisville, Kentucky


  • Speaker, Revenue Conference, Coal: Past, Present and Future, October 2016
  • Speaker, Revenue Conference, Legal Updates and Open Records, November 2010-2012
  • Speaker, Conference of State Bank Supervisors Teleconference Call, Mortgage Consent Orders and the National Mortgage Licensing System, October 2007
  • Speaker, Conference of State Bank Supervisors Legal Seminar, Settlement Agreements in the Current Mortgage Environment, August 2007
  • Speaker, University of Kentucky Annual Conference on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions, April 2007
  • Speaker, Financial Institutions Board, October 2006
  • Speaker, Kentucky Bankers’ Association Banking Seminar (Money Service Businesses) May 2006
  • Speaker, University of Kentucky Annual Conference on Legal Issues for Financial Institutions, April 2006
  • Speaker, University of Kentucky Banking Law class, March 2006
  • Speaker, Financial Institutions Board, September 2005
  • Speaker, Kentucky Independent Insurance Agents, Ten Quick Ways for an Insurance Agent to Lose their License, September 2003
  • Speaker, Conseco Insurance Company, Carmel, Indiana, How to Detect Workers’ Compensation Fraud
  • Speaker, United Parcel Service, Louisville, Kentucky, How to Detect Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Daviess County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Kentucky Department of Revenue, Director, 2010 - 2017
  • Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions, General Counsel, 2004 - 2010
  • Kentucky Department of Insurance Attorney, 1997 - 2004
  • Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, 1992 - 1997
  • Kentucky Supreme Court (Justice Thomas B. Spain), Attorney, 1990 - 1992
  • Henderson Circuit Court (Judge Carl D. Melton), Attorney, 1980 - 1990

Ancillary Businesses

  • Legislation and Administrative Regulation Draftsman


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Tau