Member
Office Executive Member - Lexington

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

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

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
Kentucky
Ohio
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

Memberships
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, member
American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, member; Division 1 Steering Committee Chair
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
Construction Lawyers Society of America, Fellow
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

Education
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.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2017-20)

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2013-17)

Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2018-19)

Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)

Rosenthal Best Law2020
Rosenthalsuperlaw
Benchmark Litigation Futurestar 2019
Benchmark Litigation Under40Hotlist
Clsa Fellow
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Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America Honors 75 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 22, 2019
Press Releases

Cassidy Rosenthal Elected to Fellowship in Construction Lawyers Society of America

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) has elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Cassidy Rosenthal as a Fellow in its organization.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 18, 2019
Press Releases

Benchmark Litigation 2019 Honors 15 Stites & Harbison Attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation names 11 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as “Litigation Stars” and four as “Future Stars” in Kentucky. The guide honors the firms and attorneys who have demonstrated the...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 07, 2018
Press Releases

Best Lawyers in America honors 72 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 has recognized 72 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-two of those attorneys selected have been honored for 1...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 16, 2018
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Benchmark Litigation honors 16 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Benchmark Litigation names 11 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as “Litigation Stars” and five as “Future Stars” in Kentucky.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 26, 2018
Events

2017 Fall Meeting

Presented by the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Stites & Harbison attorney Cassidy Rosenthal, Member, Construction Service Group, is Program Co-Chair. This meeting happens only once every 10 years! Don’t miss the opportunity...
Cassidy R. Rosenthal August 24, 2017
Client Alerts

Kentucky Court of Appeals Entertains Contractor’s Negligent Misrepresentation Claims Against Archite

On December 22, 2016, the Kentucky Court of Appeals held that the economic loss rule does not prohibit a general contractor from pursuing claims against an architect for negligent misrepresentation arising from the architect’s negligent...
by Cassidy R. Rosenthal January 26, 2017
Press Releases

Kentucky Super Lawyers honors 55 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2017 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 41 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 22, 2016
Events

2016 Construction Law Institute

Presented in cooperation with the Construction & Public Contract Law Section of the Kentucky Bar Association UK Law Continuing Legal Education Continuing Education Credits also available for electricians, engineers, architects and accountants. Welcome and announcements...
William G. Geisen, Ian T. Ramsey, and Cassidy R. Rosenthal October 20, 2016
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Attorneys named to Benchmark Litigation's Under 40 Hot List for 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky.Benchmark Litigation recently released their inaugural Under 40 Hot List for 2016. The five Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys recognized include: Chad McTighe, David Owsley II, Bruce Paul, Cassidy Rosenthal and (former attorney) Angela...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 01, 2016
Press Releases

Cassidy Rosenthal named Office Executive Member for Lexington office

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Cassidy Rosenthal has been named Office Executive Member for the Lexington, Ky., office effective immediately. She succeeds attorney Greg Parsons, who has successfully served in this role for five...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC April 26, 2016
Press Releases

Kentucky Super Lawyers honors 64 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2016

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2016 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 64 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 49 attorneys to the Super Lawyers...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 08, 2015
Client Alerts

Kentucky Enacts A New Project Delivery Method

On the last day of the legislative session, Kentucky amended the KRS 45A.030 and enacted a new “Construction manager-general contractor” project delivery method that was signed into law by Governor Steve Beshear. The Commonwealth...
by Cassidy R. Rosenthal April 03, 2015
Client Alerts

Contractors and Owners Beware: Your contracts may limit your Recoverable Damages

Complex construction cases are rarely tried to a jury in Kentucky. Following eight years of litigation and a lengthy jury trial, last Friday, the Kentucky Court of Appeals issued an unpublished opinion that vacated...
by Cassidy R. Rosenthal January 14, 2015
Press Releases

Super Lawyers honor Stites & Harbison's Kentucky Attorneys

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Super Lawyers names 52 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices for inclusion on the 2015 Kentucky Super Lawyers list and 18 attorneys are named...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 01, 2014