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Chadwick A. McTighe

Chad McTighe is a Member in the Louisville office and Louisville Office Leader of the Business Litigation Service Group. As an attorney in the Business Litigation service group, he 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, 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.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Brace Up for More Hot Buttons! Recent Developments in Class Action Litigation

Webcast, The Knowledge Group, LLC, July 14, 2017

2016 Fall Right-of-Way Workshop & Symposium

panel member, International Right of Way Association, October 7, 2016

How to Comply Under State Law and Creating Practical Operating Procedures

Limited Liability Companies, NBI seminars, April 22, 2015

Employee Data Protection: FTC's Reasonable Data Security Guideposts for Employers in 2015

Panel Member, The Knowledge Group Webcasts Series, February 13, 2015

Chapter 6: Answer, Affirmative Defenses, and Counterclaims

Business Torts: A Practical Guide to Litigation, American Bar Association Publishing, June 2014

Hearsay Rules Under the Federal Rules of Evidence

Panelist, CLE Webinar, September 10, 2013

Pleadings and Evidentiary Issues in Federal Court

Representing Your Client in Federal Court, National Business Institute CLE, June 27, 2013

Thorough Discovery

Representing Your Client in Federal Court, National Business Institute CLE, June 27, 2013

Ethical Considerations with Frivolous Lawsuits

Believe It or Not Business Lawsuits, National Business Institute, May 21, 2012

Corporate Governance

Believe It or Not Business Lawsuits, National Business Institute, May 21, 2012

Defending Class Actions

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
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 Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Business Litigation Service Group, Louisville Office Leader

Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Community Involvement

Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation, Board of Directors

American Cancer Society Relay for Life

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

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 also serves as a volunteer attorney representing victims of domestic violence. He regularly participates in numerous other volunteer activities, including the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2018-19)

Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2015-19)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2013-14)

Professional Sector Network Global Awards, Class Action Adviser of the Year–USA (2014)

Testimonials

. . . . excellent lawyer . . .

- Martindale-Hubbell commentary

. . .impressively balances strong advocacy for his client while also maintaining unflagging civility and politeness towards his opponent.

- Martindale-Hubbell commentary
Mhicon
Benchmark Litigation Futurestar 2019
Benchmark Litigation Under40Hotlist
Mctighesuperlaw
Mctighe Psn Award Winner 2014 Web
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Press Releases

Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 42 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2019 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 42 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 33 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and nine attorneys to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 07, 2018
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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

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
Press Releases

Kentucky Super Lawyers honors 51 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 39 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 11, 2017
Events

Class Actions and Complex Litigation; Creating a Cutting-Edge Solution to Class Action Litigation

Date: 11/30/17

WEB CAST

As class actions continue to surge and impact various regulatory landscapes, companies are driven to establish tactical defense strategies and create a cutting-edge solution to class actions and complex litigation.

Chadwick A. McTighe November 30, 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

Class Action Settlements: Hot Topics in 2016 and Beyond

Presented by The Knowledge Group Class action settlements can be an effective way to manage the uncertainties and inconveniences of aggregate litigation by giving both sides the peace and predictability they desire. But settling class...
Chadwick A. McTighe September 01, 2016
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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
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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
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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
Press Releases

Chadwick McTighe honored by Professional Sector Network's 2014 Global Awards

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Professional Sector Network has selected Chadwick McTighe of Stites & Harbison, PLLC as Class Action Advisor of the Year – USA in its inaugural 2014 Global Awards. The Professional Sector Network is an...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 05, 2014
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Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison's Kentucky attorneys for 2013-14

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Super Lawyers names 53 Stites & Harbison attorneys in the Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices for inclusion on the 2013-14 Kentucky Super Lawyers list and 19 attorneys are named on the inaugural...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 17, 2013
Articles

Defending Class Actions

The fundamental feature of a class action is that the claims are such that resolving those claims for one plaintiff effectively would resolve those claims for others who have the same claims against the...
by Chadwick A. McTighe December 01, 2012
Articles

Reconsidering the Motion to Reconsider

It is never enjoyable to open the daily mail and find an order entered against your client. This is especially true when you or more importantly, your client, expected a favorable result—whether because of...
by Brian M. Bennett and Chadwick A. McTighe June 01, 2012
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison names eight new members and one new counsel

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 3, 2012)—Stites & Harbison, PLLC, announced today that eight attorneys have been elected to membership in the law firm, effective Jan. 1, 2012. The new members are: Chadwick A. McTighe, David...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 03, 2012