Melanie Kilpatrick serves as General Counsel for White House Clinics and the Director of Human Resources. Ms. Kilpatrick also practices law in the areas of employment, education, and mineral and energy law. She has authored articles and given presentations on topics of interest relating to workplace safety, employment law and educational institutions. She is experienced in arguing appellate cases before the United States Court of Appeals, the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission. Ms. Kilpatrick has been admitted to practice before the Kentucky Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and D.C. Circuits.
Ms. Kilpatrick serves on the Board of Directors for Radio Eye, Inc., Friends of Coal, and the University of Kentucky Law Alumni Association. She serves on the Board of Trustees and on the Scholarship Committee of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation. She has been recognized in the listing of Kentucky Super Lawyers from 2012 to present and the listing of U.S. News – Best Lawyers from 2020 to present.