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, bad faith, and a variety of personal injury matters.

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
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
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

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.


Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants; and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2021-22)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2019-21)

Startsman Best Law Ones Watch2021
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