Biography Overview

Jason Swinney is Kentucky born and raised. He grew up near his family’s farm in Oldham County and graduated with honors from Transylvania University, attaining a B.A. while majoring in Physics and Spanish. Mr. Swinney received an academic scholarship for Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University and earned his J.D. in 2008. During law school, Mr. Swinney competed in Moot Court and clerked for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, where he worked to protect victims of domestic violence.

Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Swinney's practice focused primarily on workers' compensation insurance defense at one of Kentucky’s premier workers' compensation defense firms. He has vast experience in this area of law and has lectured on workers' compensation matters at various seminars.

In November of 2017, Mr. Swinney joined Morgan & Morgan’s Louisville office, where he continues to practice workers compensation litigation. He aggressively and enthusiastically represents clients recovering from work-related injuries. Outside of work, Mr. Swinney loves to spend time with his wife and two daughters. He is also an avid runner and hiker.

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation


  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Workers Compensation Section


  • Transylvania University, B.A., Physics & Spanish, 2004
  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., 2008