Drake W. Staples

Drake Staples is an attorney in the firm's Lexington, Kentucky office and a member of the Construction Service Group. He routinely advocates for clients across a wide range of businesses and industries and has extensive experience researching, drafting and arguing substantive motions, and preparing for mediation and complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings.

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
American Bar Association, Member
Kentucky Bar Association, Member
Fayette County Bar Association, Member
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining the firm, Drake was an attorney with two firms in Lexington and was a tax associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Cincinnati.


Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law (2023)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2022-23)

Staples Ones To Watch2023
Staples Ky Super Law
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Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 49 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2023

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 12, 2023
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2022
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Stites & Harbison Welcomes Drake Staples

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Drake W. Staples to the firm’s Lexington, Ky., office. He joins the Construction Service Group.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 09, 2022