Douglas W. Langdon

T 502.568.0206
F 502.581.1087
400 West Market Street
Suite 3200
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-3363

Doug is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC, and he is the former chair of the firm's Tort and Insurance practice group. Doug concentrates his practice in the areas of products liability litigation, cybersecurity, asbestos and other chemical exposure claims, insurance coverage analysis, and bad faith litigation.

Doug represents national and regional clients in insurance coverage claims and product liability litigation, and he has been lead counsel in numerous catastrophic injury cases involving chemical exposure claims.

For over 25 years, Doug has defended numerous corporate defendants in personal injury and wrongful death cases arising from alleged exposure to various toxic substances, including asbestos, carbon monoxide, foreign substances in food products, mold, petroleum products, and other chemicals.

Doug is licensed to practice in Indiana and Kentucky, and he has tried numerous cases to verdict in state and federal courts in both states.


Defense of class action in Indiana related to uninsured and underinsured coverage

Represent National Insurer defending against network server failure claims

Defense of toxic tort and chemical exposure cases involving carbon monoxide, ketone, ammonia, foreign substances in food products, plutonium, uranium and other transuranics, organo-phosphate pesticides, and various fertilizers

Representation of ready-mix concrete suppliers concerning claims of reactive concrete

Representation of multi-national insurers against several policy-holders' multi-million dollar claims for insurance coverage arising out of environmental liabilities at environmental sites across the United States

Representation of a distributor of orthopedic bone screws in Multi-District Litigation in United States District Court in Philadelphia and in state courts

Representation of a paint and pigment manufacturer in cases involving an array of products liability claims including alleged brain damage claims, allergic reactions and other injuries

Environmental counsel for potentially responsible parties in governmental and private cost recovery actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA/Superfund)

Trial counsel for franchiser of gasoline and convenience stores against property owners' claims for damages as a result of leaking underground storage tanks

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2013-2019
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers®, 2007-2016
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Press Releases

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"Changing Tides of Insurance Practice," Kentucky Bench and Bar, 2012 

Other Contact Info


Deborah Sears
T 502.779.8719