Ken is a member of the Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Service Group and Business & Finance Service Group where he assists corporate and institutional clients in meeting sustainability goals through renewable energy purchases. Ken also advises clients in the energy industry, routinely representing the firm’s utility clients in matters before the Kentucky Public Service Commission, as well as assisting renewable energy developers in all aspects of project development including negotiating offtake agreements, permitting and financing transactions. He counsels the firm’s clients in all stages of the permitting process from application to appeals before administrative bodies and in state and federal court. Ken also assists clients in managing regulatory compliance matters arising from federal, state and local laws.
by staff writer, The Lane Report, November 16, 2023
ESG in the Real World
NSSGA: Legislative and Policy Forum - 2023, September 25, 2023
Tips and Tricks for Navigating the Energy Transition
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, February 23, 2022
co-author, Law360, January 17, 2023
State Policies in Support of Offshore Wind - Do They Matter?
AWEA Windpower Conference, May 20-23, 2019
Citizen Suit Enforcement - Filling the Gap
The Changing Face of Kentucky's Energy Future
14th Annual Kentucky Environmental Conference, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Lexington, Ky., February 10, 2016
Update on Environmental Liability in Real Estate Transactions: Watch-Outs and Best Practices for the General Practice Lawyer
Recent Clean Air Act Supreme Court Decisions
Kentucky's New Brownfield Law: A New Approach for Property Acquisition and Redevelopment
Stites & Harbison, PLLC, Thirsty Thursday event, May 22, 2014
Environmental Compliance for the Distilling Industry
2013 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 16th Annual Environmental Permitting & Reporting Conference, August 21, 2013
Understanding Riparian and Water Rights
Endangered Species Act in Kentucky
Dangerous Intersections: Understanding and Navigating the Crossroads of Construction and the Environment
R&D Today & Tomorrow, and Making it Happen
Emerging Issues in Oil and Gas Production
Environmental Protection Regulatory Update
Understanding Kentucky's Surface Water Rights
LexArts, Inc., Director (2019-present)
Leadership Lexington, Class of 2012; Distinguished Leader Award (2012); Steering Committee (2014-20); Steering Committee Chair (2018-19)
Ken previously practiced in the Charlotte and Seattle offices of K&L Gates, LLP. Prior to entering law school, Ken served as a watch and division officer on USS San Juan (SSN-751), a nuclear-powered fast attack submarine.
Ken is a graduate of the 2012 Leadership Lexington Class and was selected by his classmates for the 2012 Distinguished Leader Award. He served on the Leadership Lexington Steering Committee (2014-20) and was the committee chair (2018-19). Ken currently serves as a Director for LexArts, Inc.
Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation–Environmental (2018-23)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars (2013)
Washington Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars (2010)
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes back attorney Ken Gish to the firm’s Lexington, Ky., office. He rejoins the firm as a Member (Partner) in the Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Service Group and the Business & Finance Service Group.