Bluegrass Business Law



Michael W. Troutman graduated from law school at the University of Kentucky in 1982 where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. He practiced law in Louisville from 1982-1988 with the law firm of Morgan & Pottinger. In 1988, he joined the law firm of Fowler, Measle, and Bell in Lexington, KY where his practice focused primarily in the areas of litigation, business, employment, construction and bankruptcy law. Mr. Troutman was a partner from 1991-2002 and served on the firm’s management committee from 1999-2001. From March 2002 until January 2004 he served as President and General Counsel of Dealers’ Financial Services, LLC, a national company with headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky. He is currently in private practice with the law firm of Troutman & Hays, PLLC where he focuses his practice on business matters and litigation. He has been a speaker at several professional organizations on topics including employment, construction, bankruptcy, and mediation law.


Gregory Adam Napier – born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. Married to Cynthia Ann Napier in 1990 with three beautiful daughters: Kaitlyn Alyssa, Rachael Faith, and Emma Grace. Graduated with high distinction from the Family Studies program at the University of Kentucky in 1990. Graduated from the University of Kentucky’s College of Law within the top 12% of his class. Recipient of the Distinguished Bankruptcy Law Student Award from the American College of Bankrupty. Licensed attorney in Kentucky and practicing as a Counselor at Law with Troutman & Hays, PLLC, in Lexington, Kentucky. E-mail:

Court Admissions:
The Supreme Court of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

Professional Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel


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