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Carolyn Purcell

Carolyn Purcell

Carolyn Purcell is an attorney in the Louisville office and a member of the Business Litigation Service Group. Carolyn has a diverse litigation practice that includes complex business disputes, financial services litigation, and product liability defense.

Recent Assignments

  • Counsel for distributor of pigments and minerals in defense of claims of alleged asbestos exposure.
  • Obtained dismissal in federal court of fraud, breach of contract, and various other claims asserted against national mortgage servicer on grounds of judicial estoppel.
  • Obtained dismissal of legal malpractice claim on grounds of res judicata and lack of causation in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • Successfully argued a motion to compel arbitration in a breach of warranty action in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Before Stites & Harbison

Carolyn joined the firm after serving for a year as a law clerk to the Hon. Charles R. Simpson, III, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. 

More Than Stites & Harbison

Carolyn is a coach of the Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court team at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law (2016-present).

Besides Stites & Harbison

In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys going to the theatre, traveling, and spending time with her family, fiancé, and dog.