Chad McTighe is a Member in the Louisville office and Chair of the Business Litigation Service Group. Chad regularly advises and represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, including extensive practice in class action litigation, shareholder and membership disputes, real estate litigation, data breaches, and fiduciary duty litigation. He represents clients in various industries, including oil and gas, tax liens, telecommunications, insurance, financial institutions, health care, and many others. He has practiced in a number of state and federal courts and has successfully argued multiple issues of first impression resulting in published appellate decisions. He is proud to have earned the respect and confidence of his clients and his peers, as reflected in his AV-Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, his rating by Super Lawyers, his recognition in Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List 2016, and his Global Award as Class Action Adviser of the Year – USA in 2014.
Consumer Class Action Litigation: Tips & Strategies for Your Firm in 2020 and Beyond
Panelist, The Knowledge Group, September 15, 2020
Data Breach Class Action Litigation on the Rise: Winning Strategies
WEBINAR, The Knowledge Group, 07/31/20
Class Action Litigation in 2019: Trends and Updates to Watch for
Webinar, The Knowledge Group, August 20, 2019
Open Courts: Section 14 of the Kentucky Constitution and Its Impact on Tort Reform and Other Litigation-Altering Legislation
Bench & Bar, Kentucky Bar Association, July/August 2019
Brace Up for More Hot Buttons! Recent Developments in Class Action Litigation
2016 Fall Right-of-Way Workshop & Symposium
How to Comply Under State Law and Creating Practical Operating Procedures
Employee Data Protection: FTC's Reasonable Data Security Guideposts for Employers in 2015
Hearsay Rules Under the Federal Rules of Evidence
Pleadings and Evidentiary Issues in Federal Court
Ethical Considerations with Frivolous Lawsuits
Business Litigation Service Group, Firm Chair
Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation, Board of Directors
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
Chad participated in the summer associate program at the firm while in law school. Chad is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation. He has also served as a volunteer attorney representing victims of domestic violence and is a regular participant in numerous other volunteer and community activities, including the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2018-19)
Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2015-21)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2013-14)
Professional Sector Network Global Awards, Class Action Adviser of the Year–USA (2014)
. . . . excellent lawyer . . .
. . .impressively balances strong advocacy for his client while also maintaining unflagging civility and politeness towards his opponent.