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Emily Larish Startsman

Emily Larish Startsman is an attorney in the firm’s Lexington office where she is a member of the Torts and Insurance Practice Service Group. Emily has handled a variety of litigation matters for insurance companies, medical providers, corporations, and local businesses. Her focus includes medical malpractice, products liability, and a variety of personal injury matters.

Capabilities
Practice Areas
Litigation & Appeals
Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Daubert: Trends and Statistics

IADC Committee Newsletter, Product Liability, November 2017

Extreme Sports Challenge the Courts

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 Western District of Kentucky
Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Community Involvement

The Nest - Center for Women, Children and Families, Board of Directors; HR Committee (2016-19)

Leadership Lexington, Class of 2019-20

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Emily served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Danny C. Reeves, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky.

In her free time, Emily enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

Accolades

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2019)

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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
Press Releases

Emily Larish Startsman appointed to The Nest's Board of Directors

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Emily Larish Startsman has been appointed to the Board of Directors of The Nest – Center for Women, Children, and Families. She will serve a three-year term. The Nest...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC April 14, 2017
Articles

Extreme Sports Challenge the Courts

Extreme sports are increasingly popular in the U.S., and participation is growing. "Extreme" means different things to different people. But participation is not only up in sports such as mountain biking and snowboarding, more people also are bungee jumping, hang gliding, wind surfing and rock climbing.

by Emily Larish Startsman and John L. Tate August 11, 2015
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison adds seven new attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chairman Ken Sagan of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, announces the addition of seven new attorneys to the firm. Four of the seven attorneys are based in the Louisville, Ky., office; two are based...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 26, 2013