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David E. Longenecker

David is a Member based in the Lexington office. He is a corporate transactional lawyer whose practice includes experience in mergers and acquisitions, forming and advising closely held companies, corporate governance, Delaware corporations, asset based lending, and general corporate counseling.

He has assisted clients in various industries, most recently completing deals in the financial services and manufacturing sectors.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

The Nexus between Securities Law and Equine Law Practices

28th Annual National Conference on Equine Law, Lexington, Kentucky, May 1, 2013

Kentucky's Court of Appeals upholds indemnity exclusion

Kentucky Supreme Court rejects shareholder level discounts

Private Company Charged with Securities Law Fraud by SEC

Lesson in Caution: Capital Call Provisions in Operating Agreements

Key Bankruptcy, Collection Law, Lien & Security Interest Issues in the Equine Industry

co-presenter, 25th Annual National Conference on Equine Law, Lexington, Ky., April 28, 2010
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Ethics Committee, Member

Opinions Committee, Member

Audit Letter Response Committee, Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association, Equine Law Section, Vice President (former Chair)
Fayette County Bar Association
Community Involvement

Boyle County Industrial Foundation, Board of Directors

Education
Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2021-22)

Longenecker Best Lawyers 2022
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Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 01, 2021
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 20, 2020
Press Releases

Boyle County Industrial Foundation Elects David Longenecker to its Board of Directors

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Boyle County Industrial Foundation (BCIF) Board of Directors recently elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney David Longenecker as a new director. He will serve a three-year term.

by David E. Longenecker July 24, 2020
Client Alerts

Kentucky's Court of Appeals upholds indemnity exclusion

On May 18, 2012, the Kentucky Court of Appeals rendered a decision that is important to every Kentucky entity that maintains insurance coverage for the benefit of its directors and officers. In Lake Cumberland...
by David E. Longenecker June 22, 2012
Client Alerts

Kentucky Supreme Court rejects shareholder level discounts

The recent decision by the Kentucky Supreme Court in Shawnee Telecom Resources, Inc., successor by merger to Shawnee Technology, Inc. v. Kathy Brown establishes important precedent for determining fair value in dissenters’ rights actions...
by David E. Longenecker March 06, 2012
Client Alerts

Private Company Charged with Securities Law Fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent charges against Steifel Laboratories (“Steifel Labs” or the “Company”), and its former controlling stockholder, chairman and CEO, should serve as an important reminder to the owners, directors and...
by David E. Longenecker January 10, 2012
Client Alerts

Lesson in Caution: Capital Call Provisions in Operating Agreements

On August 26, 2010, the Supreme Court of Kentucky issued its decision in Racing Investment Fund 2000, LLC v. Clay Ward Agency, Inc. (Case No. 2007-CA-002282-MR). The decision addressed the question of whether a...
by David E. Longenecker September 24, 2010