Thomas C. Donkin focuses his practice in the areas of workers’ compensation and insurance defense. He represents employers and insurance carriers in all aspects of workers’ compensation claims, subrogation, and is knowledgeable on black lung issues and the Black Lung Benefits Act in Kentucky. Thomas provides his clients knowledgeable advice and recommendations beginning with the initial investigation and evaluation of an injury claim, through arbitration and mediation, as well as in litigation and appeals.
Thomas has been practicing workers’ compensation law for over fifteen years, and often provides training seminars for adjusters and employers, to assist with claim prevention, compliance, and efficient claim adjustment. He shares his unique knowledge of risk management strategies in order to assist his clients.
Prior to his legal career, Thomas served in the United States Marine Corps. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky and Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Spring Arbor College, in Michigan, where he majored in psychology.
Thomas is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is admitted in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.
- Kentucky Bar Association