Demetrius O. Holloway

Demetrius O. Holloway

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Recognized since 2019

Louisville, Kentucky

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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A seasoned litigator with over 18 years of experience, Demetrius represents employers in the defense of employment-based claims asserted under both Kentucky and federal law including, but not limited to, claims asserted under the ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Title VII, and the Kentucky Civil Rights Act. His experience includes defending civil actions filed in both state and federal court, as well as defending against administrative actions before state and federal administrative agencies.

He is also an affiliated member of the Business Litigation and the Torts & Insurance Service Groups having successfully defended civil suits involving personal injury, defense of product liability claims, breach of contract and common law tort claims. In addition to his litigation practice, Demetrius assist clients with drafting and implementing employee handbooks and other workplace policies, and also conducts on-site training on the issues of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Demetrius participated in the Leadership Louisville Center's Bingham Fellows Class of 2014. He is the Chairman of the Board of Deacons and Finance Board at his church.


  • 400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
    Louisville, KY 40202-3352


  • Sex: Male
  • Ethnicity: Black or African American


  • University of Louisville , Juris Doctorate, graduated 2000
  • University of Louisville, B.A., graduated 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2000


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association - Member
  • Louisville Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section, Chair

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • COVID-19


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, 2015 Alumni Fellow
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, NITA Advocate
  • Alpha Media & Kentucky Lottery's Power 29 Award (2016)
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2013-14)
  • Top Lawyers in the Louisville Area for Employment Law (2012)

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