Carly L. Hertel

(Kentucky Provisional) Associate


Carly Hertel is a new addition to our Louisville office, joining our team full-time after serving as a Law Clerk and Summer Associate. Prior to starting her legal career, Carly was born and raised in Batesville, Indiana. She left to attend Centre College in Kentucky to pursue an undergraduate degree in Politics. While at Centre, Carly spent a year and a half at a small law office focusing on insurance defense and spent one summer in the Dearbon County Prosecutor’s Office. Carly then attended Northern Kentucky Salmon P. Chase College of Law as a Henry Clay Merit Scholar and Member of the Lunsford Academy Honors Program. After her first year at Chase, Carly worked in-house with a large construction company, Lithko Contracting. During her final two years at Chase, Carly worked with Northern Kentucky’s Office of Legal Affairs and General Counsel as a Graduate Assistant.


  • Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2020
  • Centre College, Danville, Kentucky
    Bachelor of Arts in Politics, 2017

Admitted to Practice

State Courts:

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky (Provisional)

Notable Experience

Professional Certifications

  • Procertas, COBOT Expert, Excel
  • Procertas, COBOT Expert, PDF
  • Procertas, COBOT Expert, Word


  • W. Bruce Lunsford Academy for Law, Business & Technology

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Litigation