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Allison Cooke

Associate, Lexington

Allison joined Stoll Keenon Ogden in 2015 as an Associate in the firm’s Lexington office and is part of the Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits practice group. She brings a unique perspective to SKO from her previous experience as a clerk for the Honorable Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

After graduating from Asbury University, Allison pursued her J.D. at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she graduated with a summa cum laude distinction.

Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits: Allison works with small and large businesses in Kentucky on a variety of employment matters, ranging from enforcement of noncompete agreements to local and federal regulatory compliance. She helps employers resolve workplace issues through proactive counseling, employee training, alternate dispute resolution and, if necessary, cost-effective litigation.

University of Kentucky College of Law
2014, J.D., summa cum laude
Asbury University
2009, B.A. English, summa cum laude
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law — Individuals, 2022 - present
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2024
  • Kentucky Rising Stars® Honoree, 2020 - 2023
  • Order of the Coif, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2014
  • Kentucky Law Journal, production editor, Volume 102
  • Moot Court, National Team Advocate, 2013 - 2014
  • CALI award (highest grade): Civil Pretrial Practice, Federal Criminal Law, Legal Profession Seminar, Products Liability
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  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Central Kentucky American Inn of Court, Associate
News Publications Seminars

    Drug and Alcohol Testing and Substance Abuse in the Workplace,
co-presenter, 2017
    KYSHRM Conference, 2017

     A Primer on Labor and Employment Law in the Manufacturing Setting, NBI Manufacturing
     Law A to Z, 2017

     The New FLSA White Collar Exemptions from Overtime: Is Your Business Ready? Kentucky
     Society of CPAs Business and Industry Conference, 2016

     Special Employment Law Topics for Religiously Affiliated Employers, co-presenter, 2016
     KYSHRM Conference, 2016