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Marjorie A. Farris

Marjorie A. Farris has practiced with the firm since graduating from law school in 1995 and has been a Member of the firm since 2003. Ms. Farris is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled a wide variety of litigation ranging from products liability, insurance bad faith, ERISA, complex business litigation, and class actions. She has actively defended more than 75 class actions nationwide.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Kentucky section in the ABA's publication Survey of State Class Action Law (included in Newberg on Class Actions)

Author, 1999-present

Class Action Defense Primer

co-author and presenter, Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc., 2012 Spring Semester, May 11, 2012
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Admitted Pro Hac Vice in Several Jurisdictions
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
Firm Leadership

Class Action and Multi-District Litigation Group, Co-Chair

Management Committee (2008-11) (2016-present)

Recruiting Committee, co-chair (2005-07); Management Member (2016-present)

Office Executive Member - Louisville (2013-16)

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Leadership Louisville, Class of 2015
Community Involvement

Center for Women & Families, Board of Directors, Chair (2013-14) and member (2007-2015)

Leadership Louisville Center, Board of Directors (2014-present)

Leadership Louisville, Class of 2015

Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, Board of Directors (2005-13)

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Marjorie is a member of the Board of Directors for Leadership Louisville Center. She is a past Chair (2013-14) of the Board of Directors for the Center for Women & Families and coordinated the firm's Volunteer Lawyer Program from 2003-2008. She is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana. Marjorie enjoys travel, reading, attending college sporting events and spending time with family and friends, especially her two nephews.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell®AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Martindale-Hubbell®Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Best Lawyers In America®, Commercial Litigation and Mass Tort/Class Actions - Defendants (2012-19)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®(2010-18)

Business First of Louisville, Forty under 40 (2008)

Louisville Magazine Top Lawyers (2014, 2016)

Testimonials

Marjorie is an excellent litigator, and I would highly recommend her.

- Best Lawyers, client comment

. . . very strong advocate for our company whether in court, deposition, or in negotiating settlements.

- Best Lawyers, client comment
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