Andrew J. Poltorak

Andrew is a member of the firm’s Construction Service Group with a focus on complex commercial litigation. He is experienced in representing publicly traded companies, private family owned businesses, and individuals in state and federal jurisdictions, arbitration proceedings, and pre-litigation claim management. In managing any case, Andrew implements a project management approach in working towards a successful result.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Ask the Expert featuring Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak of Stites & Harbison, PLLC

The Ultimate Battle to Enforce Timely Payments

Legal Updated Regarding Status of the Waters of the U.S.

ABC Northern Kentucky Chapter, May 2018
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
American Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Community Involvement

C-Change Class of 2019, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

More Than Stites & Harbison

Andrew has served the construction industry since graduating from Clemson University in 2005 – first as a project manager for a residential homebuilding company, and more recently as counsel to owners, contractors and subcontractors. He enjoys getting involved at various stages of a project.

Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Andrew worked in the litigation practice group for a large law firm in Cleveland, Ohio.

Andrew is the proud father of two young daughters and is actively involved in regular renovation projects.

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Ask the Expert featuring Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak of Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak joined ABC Ohio Valley Chapter for an online chat.

by Allyson True Cook and Andrew J. Poltorak April 22, 2020

Ask the Expert-Legal Chat with Stites & Harbison

Date: 4/17/20
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Join ABC Ohio Valley Chapter for our online chat with Allyson Cook and Andrew Poltorak from Stites & Harbison Law.

Allyson True Cook and Andrew J. Poltorak April 14, 2020
Client Alerts

Pipeline Crafts Urge U.S. Supreme Court to Reverse Atlantic Coast Pipeline Decision and to Allow a More Reliable Permitting Process

On October 4, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the 4th Circuit’s rejection of the National Forest Service’s permit authorizing the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) to cross the Appalachian Trail within the George Washington National Forest.

by Andrew J. Poltorak October 07, 2019
Client Alerts

In Hindsight . . . Supreme Court of Kentucky Reaffirms Its Retrospective Approach to Enforcing Liquidated Damages Provisions

The Supreme Court of Kentucky recently reaffirmed its decision in Mattingly Bridge Co. v. Holloway & Son Const. Co. which established the standard for assessing the enforceability of a liquidated damages provision.

by Andrew J. Poltorak May 14, 2019
Press Releases

Andrew Poltorak Selected for C-Change Class of 2019

COVINGTON, Ky.—C-Change, a leadership development program of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Andrew Poltorak to participant in the Class of 2019.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 05, 2019
Client Alerts

Supreme Court of Kentucky Holds Claim-Preservation Requirements Not Barred by KFCA; Strictly Enforced Notice Provisions

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the Supreme Court of Kentucky, reversed an appellate court decision and reinstated the trial court’s order granting partial summary judgment in favor of the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District.

by Steven M. Henderson and Andrew J. Poltorak December 21, 2018
Client Alerts

The Ultimate Battle to Enforce Timely Payments

A recent study reports that 88 percent of contractors receive slow payments on construction projects nationwide.1 The report further finds that untimely payments cause lower tier subcontractors to shoulder approximately $40 billion dollars each year...
by Andrew J. Poltorak July 17, 2018
Press Releases

Andrew Poltorak joins Stites & Harbison's Covington office

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...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 28, 2017