Grossman Green PLLC Files
Federal Lawsuit Alleging
Violations of Kenneth Walker’s
Constitutional Rights

Press Release dated March 12, 2021:

On March 12, 2021, in Louisville, Kentucky, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, Professor Cliff Sloan, Romines, Weis & Young PSC, Burke Neal PLLC, and Grossman Green PLLC filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky on behalf of Kenneth Walker III, longtime boyfriend of the late Breonna Taylor.

Click here to see Kenneth Walker's Federal Complaint

The federal action filed seeks damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violations of Mr. Walker’s constitutional rights under the Fourth Amendment. The Complaint describes, among other things, several ill-fated policies and customs of the Louisville-Metro Police Department that led to the tragic events of March 13, 2020. Mr. Walker’s ongoing state court lawsuit in Jefferson Circuit Court seeks specific redress for injuries recoverable under Kentucky law.

Munger, Tolles & Olson is a nationally renowned law firm known for tackling the most high-profile and complex legal matters, including numerous significant cases in the United States Supreme Court and landmark trials. The formidable team from Munger, Tolles & Olson is led by Donald B. Verrilli Jr., the former Solicitor General of the United States from June 2011 to June 2016. The team consists of a former federal prosecutor and a nucleus of attorneys who clerked for various federal judges across the country, including two Supreme Court Justices. Cliff Sloan is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches Criminal Justice and Constitutional Law. He has won significant public interest litigation victories and has received numerous awards, including the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Award from the Southern Center for Human Rights.

The firms, Romines, Weis & Young PSC, Burke Neal PLLC, and Grossman Green PLLC are based in Louisville, Kentucky, and are also counsel of record in an action filed in Jefferson Circuit Court on behalf of Kenneth Walker in Civil Action No. 20-CI-005086.

Philip Grossman, one of the Kentucky-based attorneys representing Mr. Walker stated, “We are very pleased to collaborate with an extraordinary team of colleagues with such a deep commitment to justice and preserving the institutional integrity of our government. Their background and commitment to Kenneth going forward is indicative of the importance that this case represents to Kenneth, the City of Louisville, and our Constitution.”


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