Greg Parsons is a Member of the firm in the Lexington office and a member of the Construction Service Group. Greg has represented construction and business clients for thirty-nine years. The construction clients he has represented include general contractors, owners, subcontractors and steel fabricators. He has also handled matters for various businesses, financial institutions, municipalities and universities. He regularly reviews, drafts and advises clients regarding construction contracts and other related agreements. Greg also counsels project participants on risk allocation, claim avoidance and resolution. He mediates disputes both as an advocate and neutral. He has litigated and arbitrated disputes involving various construction issues such as construction defects, design errors, delays, changes in scope and code compliance. He has handled construction/business litigation and arbitration matters in various jurisdictions, including Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Minnesota, Connecticut, West Virginia, Texas, Georgia, Indiana, Florida, and the U. S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. Greg is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Panel of Construction Arbitrators.
Formula for a Project Train Wreck: Incomplete Information + Inadequate Communication X Ineffective Management = Expensive but Avoidable Litigation
NASCC: The Steel Conference, Denver, CO, March 23-25, 2022
The Trial of Complex Construction Cases
Speaker, 2020 Construction Law Institute, UK/CLE, November 12, 2020
By Eric Mitchell, BloodHorse, June 11, 2020
Navigating Legal Pitfalls in Municipal Construction Projects
Kentucky League of Cities 2018 Conference and Expo, Louisville, Kentucky, September 18, 2018
Making Sense of 2017 AIA Contract Documents
Capital Construction Process for Small Institutions
NACUBO 2015, Nashville, TN, July 21, 2015
Green Law: A Collection of Case Studies and Lessons Learned
American Institute of Architects Trade Fair, Louisville, Kentucky, February 26, 2013
Customized Arbitration Clauses
Alternative Dispute Resolution in Equine Law
Mediation and Arbitration, Getting Your Money's Worth
Getting Your Money and Your Money's Worth
Getting Your Money's Worth in Campus Construction
Kentucky Construction Law—Can this Job be Saved?
Mediating the Complex Dispute
Construction Contracting for Public Entities in Kentucky
Kentucky Lien Law
Kentucky Lien Law
Office of General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel
Ethics Committee, Member
Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, Member (2021)
Management Committee, 2006-10, 2014-17
Lexington Office Executive Member, 2011-15
Construction Service Group, past Chair
Recruiting Committee, past Chair
Lexington Forum, Director, Past President
Greg served as Chair of the Kentucky Bar Association Inquiry Commission from 2012 to 2017 and as member of the Kentucky Bar Associations Commission on the Future of Legal Services in Kentucky from 2017 to 2018.
Greg enjoys music, fitness training, golf, movies and investing.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law and Litigation - Construction (2007-24)
Best Lawyers in America®, Lexington Area Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law (2013, 2020, 2024)
Best Lawyers in America®, Lexington Area Lawyer of the Year for Litigation - Construction (2012, 2015, 2022)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2007-20, 2023)
Benchmark Litigation magazine, Litigation Star (2015-23)
I have the greatest respect for Greg Parsons and would highly recommend him.
His calm, respectful demeanor in the courtroom . . . great source of strength and confidence for me . . .
. . . one of the best attorneys that the Bank could have retained . . . very knowledgeable and well-prepared . . .
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation names 11 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as “Litigation Stars” and three as “Future Stars” in Kentucky.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 101 of its lawyers are included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Prevention of structural failures is an objective that contractors, design professionals, owners, developers, steel fabricators, sureties, and construction insurers all share. Just this week an apartment building in Davenport, Iowa, partially collapsed raising concerns about persons who may be trapped inside, and the safety of those who are attempting to perform search and rescue operations in the unsound structure. Construction attorney Greg Parsons takes a look at this issue in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.
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.
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.
Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
Lexington office attorney Greg Parsons will be part of a panel speaking on Friday, March 25th at the National Association of Steel Construction Steel Conference.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Greg Parsons will be inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) on February 26, 2022, at the Annual Meeting in Laguna Beach, Calif. ACCL, one of the nation’s leading legal associations, only designates the top 1% of the construction bar in the U.S. with this honor.