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Tyler Z. Korus, Esq.

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Biography

Tyler is originally from the West Coast (Washington State, to be exact) and he moved to Kentucky in 2008. Tyler attended law school at the University of Louisville, where he graduated cum laude in the top 10% of his class, was named a Brandeis Scholar, and competed on the Kaufman Securities Moot Court Team in New York City. Tyler was also able to put his business entrepreneurship undergraduate degree to use by participating in U of L's entrepreneurship clinic, which assisted start-up businesses with their legal issues.

Tyler has been practicing employment and business law since before he graduated from law school. He began working with a boutique employment law firm in Louisville out of law school, where he was named a partner in 2015, just two years out of law school. Among his accomplishments, Tyler was lead counsel on a race discrimination class action that recovered over one million dollars for the class members and his efforts have led to millions of dollars in recoveries for individual plaintiffs.

After living in Lexington and commuting to Louisville for several years. Since 2018 Tyler has worked with Robert Roark at the firm and is now a partner in Roark & Korus, PLLC,  

Tyler was recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2018 and 2019, and he is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In his spare time, Tyler is actively involved with his "little" brother through Big Brothers Big Sisters, and donates his efforts to Court Appointed Special Advocates, which is an organization dedicated to assisting childhood victims of abuse and neglect. Tyler is an avid tennis player, snowboarder, and occasionally plays golf until he is reminded how terrible his game is. Tyler also loves music (the SiriusXM Lithium channel is a favorite), and has been playing video games since original Nintendo.

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Top 10% in class
    • Honors: Named a Brandeis Scholar
    • Honors: Kaufman Securities Moot Court Team in New York City

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney, 2018

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
  • Employer Representation
  • Wage And Hour Claims

Honors

  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, 2018 and 2019
  • Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum