Aida Almasalkhi
Associate

(502) 589-4440

aalmasalkhi@goldbergsimpson.com


Overview

Aida Almasalkhi is an Associate with Goldberg Simpson. Her practice primarily includes tort litigation and defense, insurance coverage and bad faith claims, and general civil litigation.

Aida is from Louisville, but she received her B.A. from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Thereafter, Aida earned her J.D. and graduated with a Certificate of Distinction in Litigation Skills from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.

While in law school, Aida served as a summer intern for the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana for the Honorable Ivan Lemelle, the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Western District of Kentucky. She was also selected to serve as a member of the University of Louisville Law Review, a Pupil Member of the Brandeis Inn of Court, and a Brandeis Diversity Ambassador. She was on the winning team of the Kentucky Trial Tournament in 2014, received the Edward M. Post Award for excellence in litigation skills, and was awarded the Kentucky Judges Association Scholarship in recognition of her demonstrated skill in trial advocacy.

Ms. Almasalkhi was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in September of 2016.

Education

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2016

University of Kentucky, B.A. Psychology, 2013

Admissions

Kentucky, 2016

U.S. Federal Court for the Western District of Kentucky

U.S. Federal Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Practice

Ms. Almasalkhi works in the Goldberg Simpson Insurance Defense Group where her practice primarily includes tort defense, and insurance coverage and general civil litigation.

As a whole, the Insurance Law Defense Group concentrates efforts on Tort Defense, Claims Defense, and Coverage Analysis and Litigation. It also has extensive experience in claims litigation and settlement — specifically in mediating and litigating motor vehicle, premises, product, food and restaurant, trucking, transportation, industrial, construction, environmental, and other general liability claims. This includes analysis and litigation of both coverage and bad faith issues in Kentucky. Learn more

Accolades

  • Certificate of Distinction in Litigation Skills from the University of Louisville, 2016
  • Kentucky District Judges Association Scholarship, 2016
  • U.S. Western District Kentucky Bench & Bar Scholarship, 2016
  • Brandeis Inn of Court, Pupil Member, 2016
  • Kentucky Trial Tournament Semi-Finalist, 2015
  • Edward M. Post Award, 2015
  • Robert Zollinger Memorial Scholarship Award, 2015
  • Kentucky Trial Tournament Champion, 2014

Engagement

  • Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyer Division At-Large Member, 2017
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Member