Lesley Cayton, Of Counsel

Ms. Cayton is an experienced trial lawyer in Whiteford’s Lexington, Kentucky office, practicing complex personal injury matters nationwide. She has deep experience with issues of wrongful death and medical malpractice, as well as environmental exposures and toxic torts. She is a member of the Kentucky Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.

Prior to law school, Ms. Cayton worked in the public service community of Boston, Massachusetts.


  • University of Kentucky School of Law, 2009, J.D.
  • Transylvania University, 1995, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky

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Truck Accident Statistics

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