Chadler Hardin

(502) 589-4440


Chadler Hardin is a civil defense attorney at Goldberg Simpson. His practice largely consists of defending businesses, insurance companies, and people in lawsuits involving personal injury, insurance coverage, bad faith, defamation, and property disputes. His practice includes trial and appellate work.

Chadler, a Louisville native, received his B.S. in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Thereafter, Chadler graduated from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in the top ten percent of his class in 2014, earning the honors distinction Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, Chadler competed on the National Moot Court Team and the National Mock Trial Team. Chadler also served as the Torts Subject Matter Editor on the Journal of Law and Education.

Chadler was sworn in as a member of the Kentucky Bar Association in October 2014.


B.S. University of Louisville (2011) Magna Cum Laude

J. D. University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law (2014) Magna Cum Laude


Kentucky (2014)

United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (2015)

United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky (2015)


Mr. Hardin works in multiple practice areas at Goldberg Simpson.

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

The Business Litigation practice area provides all manner of legal representation in business disputes, including shareholder relationship disputes, partnership disputes and other dispute resolution in Louisville, Lexington, Frankfort, Bowling Green and Owensboro, Kentucky, as well as in all Kentucky cities. This area has represented companies with respect to civil and criminal anti-trust investigations on both the state and federal levels. They have also represented businesses that are attempting to enforce rights against employees. Learn more


  • Recognized among “Kentucky Rising Stars” in the 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers Edition


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