Luke F. Ervin

Luke Ervin is a transactional attorney in the firm’s Louisville office where he is a member of the Business & Finance Service Group. Luke’s practice is devoted to a wide range of legal issues implicated by business transactions. He focuses on matters related to public finance and municipal bonds, mergers and acquisitions, organizational governance and general business and financial services.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Starting a Business

participation in Spanish-speaking radio show Hablemos de Negocios con Israel Cuenca, September 8, 2018
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Community Involvement

Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies, Board of Directors

Leadership Kentucky, ELEVATE Kentucky Program, Class of 2020

St. Xavier High School Emerging Leaders Society, Member

More Than Stites & Harbison

Luke, a Louisville native, graduated from St. Xavier High School, Centre College and the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Before deciding to become a transactional attorney focused on business and finance, he gained exposure to many areas of the law, in a variety of work settings. Luke worked or interned for a family court judge, a mid-size litigation boutique, a small land use and real estate law firm, the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, and a Fortune 500 healthcare services company. He joined Stites & Harbison in 2017 after participating in the firm’s summer associate program in 2016.

Luke’s hobbies and interests include, but are not limited to, cooking, exercising, being outdoors (especially at his family home on Nolin Lake), and supporting the University of Louisville Cardinals and Denver Broncos.


Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2023)

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Press Releases

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
Client Alerts

Amendments to Kentucky Open Records Act Set to Become Effective June 29, 2021

In its 2021 regular session, the Kentucky General Assembly passed, and ultimately overrode Governor Andy Beshear’s veto of, House Bill 312 to amend the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to KRS 61.884. Effective as of June 29, 2021, among other changes, the amended Act will restrict inspection rights to Kentucky “residents,” require public agencies to accept emailed open records requests, and extend public agencies’ time for handling requests from three days to five days.

by Rachel Owsley, Luke F. Ervin, and Lucy Falkner, 2021 Summer Associate June 16, 2021
Client Alerts

The New Stimulus Package and the Next Round of Paycheck Protection Program Loans

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the “Appropriations Act”), one of the longest bills ever passed in the history of the U.S. Congress, was signed into law on December 27, 2020. This legislation provides approximately $900 billion in new stimulus funding, of which $284 billion has been allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”).

by Brian A. Cromer, Luke F. Ervin, William M. Joseph (Bill), and Alison M. Zeitlin January 12, 2021
Client Alerts

SEC Amends Municipal Securities Disclosure Rule, Adding to List of "Event Notices"

On August 20, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced that it adopted amendments to Rule 15c2-12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Rule”).

by Luke F. Ervin and Alex P. Herrington Jr. (Mike) August 28, 2018
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC adds eight attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of eight new attorneys to the firm. Six of the attorneys are based in the Louisville, Ky., office, one is based in the Lexington, Ky., office, and...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 02, 2017