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.
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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, Louisville Office Leader
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 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.
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)
. . . . excellent lawyer . . .
. . .impressively balances strong advocacy for his client while also maintaining unflagging civility and politeness towards his opponent.
In what finally may prove to be the effective death knell for most efforts to pursue class-wide arbitration, a closely-divided United States Supreme Court has now held that a party cannot be required to arbitrate claims on a class-wide basis unless the arbitration agreement clearly contemplates such a possibility.
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.
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.
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.