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, 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 listing in Best Lawyers in America®, 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.
In-House Connect Essential Series, November 9, 2022
Class Action Litigation: Demystifying Trends, Developments, and Best Defense Strategies
panel member, The Knowledge Group, February 9, 2022
Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Kentucky
Practical Law, Thomson Reuters, November 2021
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
Class Action Practice Team, Co-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
The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (2023)
Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (2018-23)
Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2015-23)
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2023 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 49 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 37 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2023 edition of Benchmark Litigation names 12 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as “Litigation Stars” and three as “Future Stars” in Kentucky. The guide honors the firms and attorneys who have demonstrated the ability to consistently handle complex, high-stakes cases in multiple jurisdictions.
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET - 1:30 p.m. ET
Litigation attorney Chad McTighe presents the current trends, updates and best practices for class action litigation for in-house counsel at this IHC Essentials Series seminar on November 9th.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET - 2:00 p.m. ET
Louisville office attorney Chad McTighe will be among a panel of speakers discussing the recent enforcement trends and legislative development surrounding class action litigation.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2022 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 37 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 29 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and eight attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation names 12 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as “Litigation Stars” and three as “Future Stars” in Kentucky.
In a long-awaited decision, the United State Supreme Court issued a ruling in Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid, No. 19-511, on April 1, 2021, concluding that, to qualify as an autodialer under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), a device must have the capacity to use a random or sequential number generator to store or to produce phone numbers.