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Oliver H. (Scott) Barber III

Oliver H. (Scott) Barber III

Scott Barber is a Member based in the Louisville office.  He is a member of the firm's Business Litigation and Torts & Insurance Practice Service Groups where he handles a variety of complex matters for the firm's clients including complex commercial litigation, financial institutions concerns, and energy disputes.

Recent Assignments

  • Defended complex foreclosure and counterclaim matters for a number of financial institutions
  • Lead counsel to international oil and gas exploration company involved in multi-million dollar oil and gas rights disputes
  • Defended complex commercial fraud claims brought against payment system companies
  • Defended shareholder fiduciary duty claims brought against private equity fund
  • Successfully tried wrongful death products liability claim filed against a leading lawn tractor manufacturer
  • Defended $8 million class action tax fraud claim filed against a national telecommunications company

Recent Articles and Speaking Engagements

Before Stites & Harbison

Before joining Stites & Harbison, Mr. Barber served as a Law Clerk from 1999 to 2001 for Hon. Jerome B. Simandle, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey, and practiced white-collar criminal defense and commercial litigation with the Philadelphia office of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.

Professional Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2012-16)

Community Involvement

  • Brightside, Board of Directors
  • WaterStep, Board of Directors
  • Gallopalooza Festival, former board member