LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 39 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
The American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section has ranked Stites & Harbison, PLLC as 5th in its Regional Top 10 Recognition for the South list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Bar Association (LBA) recently recognized Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV with the 2017 Judge Benjamin F. Shobe Civility & Professionalism Award.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Bill Geisen to its Board of Directors.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Lead Tribune Media Group will soon honor Tab Barton, Stites & Harbison, PLLC’s Chief Information Officer, with the Louisville IT Leadership Award for 2017. Sixteen Louisville IT professionals will be recognized with the 2017 award.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Voice-Tribune, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Louisville, recently recognized Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Ozair Shariff in the inaugural class of New Voices in Philanthropy 2017. Shariff was among the five young professionals honored with this award presented by Delta Dental. They each received a $1,000 grant to be given to their chosen nonprofit. Shariff selected the Muhammad Ali Center as his grant recipient as he was nominated for his role as a board member of the Muhammad Ali Center.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —The 2017 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers recently honored 11 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys. Five attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list and six were named to the Rising Stars list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released their 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Stites & Harbison, PLLC’s overall results include 83 metropolitan rankings, from clients in Atlanta, Georgia; Cincinnati, Ohio; Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky; Nashville, Tennessee; and Washington, DC, metro areas. The firm’s three National Tier 1 rankings include: Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Real Estate, and Trademark Law.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of eight new attorneys to the firm. Six of the attorneys are based in the Louisville, Ky., office, one is based in the Lexington, Ky., office, and one is based in the Nashville, Tenn., office.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The University of Louisville recently honored Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Rebecca Weis with the Recent Alumna Award at the 2017 Law Alumni Council Awards Luncheon held on October 12, 2017. The Law Alumni Council honors members of the Brandeis School of Law community.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Tennessee Supreme Court recently recognized Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Ashley Goins and David Wicker with the 2017 Attorney for Justice pro bono service award for their outstanding pro bono contributions in 2016. Their names will appear on the Pro Bono Honor Roll on the Court’s website.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Ashley Goins to Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 for 2018.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—United Way of the Bluegrass recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney John Pollom to its Board of Directors. He will serve a three-year term.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Jennifer Cave was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the KMAC Museum and the Louisville Energy Alliance (LEA). She will serve a ¬¬three-year term for the KMAC Museum and a two-year term for the LEA.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The Kentucky Hemp Industries Association (KYHIA) recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Rick Vance to its Board of Directors.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 has recognized 79 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 51 areas of practice. The number of honorees increased since last year, 74 to 79, which underscores the firm’s continued commitment to clients and providing top-notch legal services.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —The Best Lawyers in America©, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named 11 attorneys from Stites & Harbison, PLLC as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2018. Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in large legal communities is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Whitehall House & Gardens recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Whitney Frazier Watt to its Board of Regents. She will serve a three-year term (2017-20).
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 31, 2017)—The Transportation Management Association (TMA) Group has elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney John Wingo to its 2017-19 Board of Directors.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—BTI Consulting Group recently published the second edition of BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships. Stites & Harbison, PLLC is recognized by clients for its unparalleled client relationships and is named to the Honor Roll of Core Firms in Transportation and to the Honor Roll of Recommended Firms in Transportation for the second year in a row.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Julian Bibb will receive the 2017 Business Legacy Award at the 11th annual Franklin Tomorrow Exemplary Community Volunteer Awards and Volunteer Spirit Awards ceremony on Wednesday, July 26. This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact in the areas of business, quality of life and leadership.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Ending four years of litigation and a six-year investigation, on July 12, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge Charles Simpson entered summary judgment dismissing all the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) claims against Borders & Borders, PLC. Consumer Fin. Prot. Bureau v. Borders & Borders, PLC, NO. 3:13-CV-1047, Dkt. #157 (W.D. Ky. July 12, 2017). The decision rejected the CFPB’s publicized allegations that Borders & Borders paid “illegal kickbacks” in violation of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Adam Smith has been selected as a member of Leadership Lexington’s Class of 2017-18.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney David Wicker as a finalist for the 2017 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards, which recognize young professionals under the age of 40 for significant professional accomplishments as well as their commitment and contributions to the community.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Leadership Franklin has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney John Wingo to join its 2017-18 class. Participants are chosen based on their leadership skills and community involvement.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Kentuckians for Better Transportation (KBT) recently appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Steven Henderson to its Board of Directors through January of 2019.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Herbert B. “Bert” Wolf Jr. to the firm as a Member (Partner) in the Business Services and Trusts & Estate Planning Groups. He will serve clients from the firm’s offices located in Memphis and Nashville, Tenn.
ATLANTA—Corporate INTL magazine has selected attorney Paul Durdaller and Stites & Harbison, PLLC as recipients of the 2017 Corporate INTL’s Global Awards. Durdaller and the firm won in the category of Asset Restructuring Law Firm of the Year in Georgia. This is the fifth year that Corporate INTL has honored the firm and Durdaller in this area of law.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Nashville Business Journal honored Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Julian Bibb with the 2017 Best of the Bar award in the category of Banking & Finance. This is his 14th Best of the Bar award. Bibb is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison based in Franklin and Nashville, Tenn. He is among 80 winners in 18 categories who were recently profiled in a special issue of the paper.
COVINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Andrew Poltorak to the Covington, Ky., office. He is a member of the Construction Service Group and his practice will concentrate on representing owners, architects, contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes.