Michael E. Nitardy

T 859.817.5914
F 859.283.5902
7310 Turfway Road
Suite 210
Florence, Kentucky 41042-1374

Mike is a business litigator who counsels clients on a broad range of business, health, and privacy matters.  He has experience litigating cases surrounding alleged product liability and negligence claims surrounding software and its use, as well as claims surrounding the misappropriation of software and other intellectual property.  Mike also advises clients on issues regarding data privacy and data breach, including compliance with federal data privacy laws such as HIPAA, HITECH, and multiple other state privacy laws. 

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Rising Stars®, 2015
  • CIPP/US Certification by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Northern Kentucky University (NKU) College of Informatics - Dean's Advisory Board (2019)
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Member (2011-)
  • Salmon P. Chase American Inns of Court, Barrister (2016-)
  • Ohio State Bar Association (2005-)
  • Kentucky Bar Association (2006-)
  • Cincinnati International Association of Privacy Professionals Cincinnati KnowledgeNet Chapter, Co-Chair (2016-2018)
  • American Bar Association's TIPS Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Committee, Vice Chair (2017-)
  • Legal Aid of the Bluegrass - Board of Directors (2007-)
  • Friends of the Rose Garden Mission - Board of Directors (2018-)

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Protecting People from the Dark Side of ‘Smart’ Devices,” co-authored with Joseph Dehner. Published by Bringing Together the World's Lawyers (August, 2019). 

Panel speaker, Kentucky Legal Marketing Association’s Corporate Counsel Panel Event (Explored trends in information governance, data privacy, and cybersecurity).  Serving on the panel with member Michael E. Nitardy were in-house counsel from Fifth Third Bank and Children’s Hospital (September 21, 2018).

The Brief (by the American Bar Association Tort Trial and insurance Practice Section): Fraud Involving a Computer is Not Automatically "Computer Fraud." (Vol. 46, Summer 2017)

Note, Moran, Kentucky Ass'n of Health Plans, and Davila: The (R)evolution of ERISA Preemption, 18 St. Thomas L. Rev. 139 (2005).

Note, Does ERISA Impose on HMOs a Duty to Disclose Physician Incentive Contracts; An Examination of Circuit Splits, 31 N. Ky. L. Rev. 59 (2004).

Other Contact Info




Jolene Brock
T 859.817.5919