50 E Rivercenter Blvd #1400
Covington, KY 41011

P 513-629-9459

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky  
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky 
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit 
  • South Carolina 
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina 

Julie K. Hopkins

Julie is an experienced labor and employment advisor and problem solver. She works with diverse clients across a variety of industries to consistently provide the strategic guidance and support that enables organizations to more effectively and efficiently advance their goals while ensuring that their responsibilities to key internal and external stakeholders are met.  

Julie routinely assists her clients with day to day HR-related issues, workplace training, investigations, design and administration of HR policies and programs, and best practices in hiring, performance evaluations, discipline, terminations and reductions in force.  She has handled employment-related claims before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, state and local human rights agencies, and in various state and federal courts.   

Julie is adept at addressing complex commercial and personnel issues in M&A transactions, and she has significant experience working with clients to design and implement organizational security policy and controls, build privacy programs to address new and continually evolving obligations under various domestic and foreign data privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and address incident response and notice obligations that may arise when an organization or its vendors have a data breach. 

Julie has been involved with numerous organizations in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky community whose common mission is to make this region a better place to work and live. This includes service with the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corp. (Tri-ED)the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Foundation (Tri-EF)the Northern Kentucky Chamber of CommerceREDI Cincinnati, the Legacy Roebling Murals Project, Vision 2015 Regional Stewardship Council, the Licking Valley Girl Scout Council (now part of the Wilderness Road Council) and the Covington Human Rights Commission.  


  • University of Kentucky, BA (Political Science) 
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, (JD) 

Community Involvement

  • Kentucky Bar Association 
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association 
  • Cincinnati Bar Association 
  • South Carolina Bar Association 
  • Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) 
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 

Practice Areas

  • Labor & Employment Law 
  • Civil Litigation 
  • Data Privacy and Security