Frankfort Office Executive Member

Mark R. Overstreet

Mr. Overstreet represents businesses and individuals in their relations with and regulation by state and local governments. He has over 40 years in handling complex matters before state administrative agencies and in state and federal courts. He represents electric and telecommunications providers before the Public Service Commission of Kentucky and on appeal in rate cases, applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity to construct transmission lines and telecommunications facilities, the transfer and acquisition of utilities, the approval of the issuance of debt by the utility, the acquisition by a regulated entity of a fifty percent undivided interest in a 1560 MW coal-fired generating station, as well as the approval of renewable energy purchase power agreements.

Mr. Overstreet also litigates state and federal constitutional issues before the state and federal courts.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

General Recovery and Remedy Theories in Debtor/Creditor Law

Debtor Creditor Relations in Kentucky (4thEd. 2020)

Separation of Power and Does it Exist in the Administrative Hearing Process?

Panel Member, sponsored by the Office of the Attorney General Administrative Hearing Branch (2012)

Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions

Kentucky Civil Practice After Trial (3rd Ed. 2011)

Water Utility Regulation

Kentucky Water Law, Half Moon Seminars, 2011

2010 Administrative Law Update

Presenter, Kentucky Association of Administrative Adjudicators, 2010

Post-Trial Proceedings

Co-author, Kentucky Civil Practice at Trial (3rd Ed. 2008)

Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions

Kentucky Administrative Law (2nd Ed. 2006)

Comparative View of Administrative Law

Kentucky Administrative Law (2nd Ed. 2006)

Preclusive Effect of Administrative Determinations in Subsequent Court Proceedings

Bench & Bar, March 2004
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Frankfort Office, Executive Member

Retirement Plan Committee, Member

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Franklin County Bar Association, member and Treasurer
More Than Stites & Harbison

Mark is a long time member, Treasurer and former Chairman of the Franklin County Public Library District. Mark enjoys reading and history, particularly concerning Winston Churchill and the American Civil War. He also serves as judge and moderator for all levels of Kentucky Governor's Cup quick recall competition.


Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Communications Law and Energy Law (1995-2022)

Best Lawyers in America®, Lexington Area Lawyer of the Year for Administrative/Regulatory Law (2012, 2018, 2022)

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2007-21)

Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Environmental, Natural Resources and Utilities (2013-15)


. . . always been pleased and impressed with his representation . . . highly recommend him and his associates.

- Best Lawyers, 2011

. . . invaluable resource and member of our team . . . knowledgeable, responsive, and effective . . .

- Best Lawyers, 2007

He does it all and does it well. I would highly recommend him.

- Best Lawyers, 2007

. . . highly recommended by clients . . .

- Chambers USA, 2005
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