Lexington Office Executive Member

Cassidy R. Rosenthal

Cassidy R. Rosenthal is the Lexington Office Executive Member and a Member of the Construction Service Group. Her practice focuses on advising clients throughout all phases of construction projects including planning, contract drafting and negotiation, and project administration. Cassidy successfully guides her clients through construction claims and disputes including informal negotiations, mediation, litigation in state and federal courts, and in arbitration throughout the country. In addition to leading the firm’s Lexington office, Cassidy is a leader in the community serving on the Commerce Lexington Board, and a leader in the construction industry serving on the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky Board, and serving as Chair for the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry Division 1 Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Steering Committee.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Information You Need on the COVID-19 Coronavirus

What to Do About Drug Use on the Job Site

Annual AGC of Kentucky Safety, Issues and Education Conference, Louisville, KY, November 1, 2019

Chapters 18 & 19: Kentucky Construction Lien and Bond Law

Co-author, Fifty State Construction Lien and Bond Law Book, Fourth Edition, 2018

Public Private Partnerships in Kentucky

Associated General Contractors of Kentucky and Construction Financial Managers, Moderator, May 2018

Has It Really Been a Decade? The 2017 AIA Contract Documents

American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Fall Meeting, Program Chair, Boston, Mass., October 2017

Good Intentions, Scary Results: Avoiding the Money Pit in 'Green' Renovations

Earth, Wind, Fire & Water: Sustainable Construction in a Changing Environment, American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Midwinter Meeting, Palm Desert, Calif., February 2017

First Steps in the Process

Moderator, Kentucky P3: Public-Private Partnerships Conference, Lexington, Ky., October 27, 2016

To Un-Jam Transportation Infrastructure Tenn. Tries P3s

Law360, May 26, 2016

Kentucky Enacts Public-Private Partnership Legislation

The Goods, Kentucky Association of Manufacturers, May 2016

AIA Documents from the Owner's Perspective: How to Best Protect Your Project

ABA Webinar, April 5, 2016

Young Lawyer Division Writing Practicum

Presenter, ABA Midwinter Meeting, Forum on Construction Law, January 2016

Kentucky Construction Law

Author, chapter on "Damages and Remedies," Second Edition, 2015

Capital Construction Process for Small Institutions

Presenter, NACUBO Seminar, July 2015

Important Construction Contract Considerations: Reducing Potential Sources of Dispute

Presenter, Van Meter Insurance Seminar, June 2015

Kentucky Enacts A New Project Delivery Method

Integrated Project Delivery Contact Documents

Presenter, Society for Marketing Professional Services, Kentucky Chapter, November 2014
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Office Executive Member, Lexington office

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member (ex officio)

Business Acceptance Committee, Member

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, member
American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, member; Division 1 Steering Committee Chair
American College of Construction Lawyers, Fellow
Construction Lawyers Society of America, Fellow
Kentucky Bar Association, Public Contract and Construction Law, member
Fayette County Bar Association, Past-president, Board of Directors, Executive Committee
Fayette County Bar Association Pro Bono, Board of Directors
Community Involvement

Commerce Lexington, Board of Directors, General Counsel

Leadership Lexington, Graduate

Downtown Lexington Corp., Board of Directors

Lexington Opera Society, Board of Directors, 2004-09

Lexington Junior League, 2005-10

More Than Stites & Harbison

Cassidy is a member of the Board of Directors of Commerce Lexington, the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky and the Downtown Lexington Corp. She is a graduate of Leadership Lexington and is an active member of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, serving as Chair of the Division 1 Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Steering Committee. Cassidy is the past-president of the Fayette County Bar Association Board of Directors.


Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2017-21)

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2013-17)

Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2018-19)

Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)

Rosenthal Best Law2021
Benchmark Litigation Futurestar 2019
Benchmark Litigation Under40Hotlist
Clsa Fellow
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