Lawyers

Louisville
325 W. Main Street
Waterfront Plaza - West Tower
Suite 1810
Louisville, KY 40202


Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, 1996

  • Order of Curia
  • Northern Kentucky Law Review

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, University of Louisville, 1993

Honors

“Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star”, July 2007

Denise M. Motta is Of Counsel in the Louisville office of Gordon & Rees. She has extensive experience litigating complex litigation claims in state and federal courts. Her litigation background includes personal injury, premises liability, construction defect, insurance coverage, ERISA, employment, product liability, and contractual disputes. She has significant experience in the coordination of litigation on both the national and state level, having represented companies on both fronts, and has been involved several cases coordinated in multidistrict litigation.

Ms. Motta previously was Associate General Counsel to The Rawlings Company, LLC, the country’s largest subrogation and reimbursement recovery vendor. In that role, she served as the Subrogation Division’s Litigation Manager where she coordinated and directed the litigation of more than 200 subrogation files in varying stages of litigation and across the nation. Ms. Motta is an expert at issues surrounding healthcare subrogation, including the application of ERISA, Medicare Advantage, and Federal plans, and the laws of each state, in connection with negotiation, resolution, and litigation of subrogation and reimbursement claims.

Admissions

Kentucky
Ohio
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas

Memberships

DRI
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association

Community Involvement

St. Michael Catholic Church, Member and Auction Chair