Megan K. George

Megan George is a Member of the firm in the Construction Service Group. She counsels clients on construction matters and routinely drafts, negotiates and reviews contracts for clients. Her clients include public and private project owners, general contractors, and subcontractors, whom she guides through all stages of project development and execution. She regularly advises national clients on design, construction, commissioning, consulting, vendor agreements, and other contracts. Locally, Megan helps both public and private clients navigate state and federal procurement laws. Megan is also experienced in federal grant administration, offering clients an integrated approach to federally-funded public project delivery.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Legal Notes: Modular construction growth will alter the insurance risk scenario

Is Arbitration on the Briefs Right for your Client?

American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law Newsletter, September 8, 2020

Legal Risks of Virtual and Augmented Reality on the Construction Site

Understanding Statutory and Contractual Duties of Design Professionals and Contractors in Green Construction

Construction Law, HalfMoon Education, Inc., Lexington, KY, March 29, 2019

Building Blocks of Construction Contracts

The Emerging Trend of Modular Construction

Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
National Association of Women in Construction, Bluegrass Chapter
Community Involvement

Leadership Lexington, Class of 2020-21

Lexington Public Library, Board of Advisors

Lexington League of Women Voters, Board of Directors

Kentucky Conservatory Theatre, Board of Trustees (2017-19)

Junior League of Lexington, Member (2016-18)

Get On Board, Fall 2017 Graduate

More Than Stites & Harbison

Before joining the firm, Megan was an attorney with a firm in Lexington, was an Assistant Attorney General with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office of Criminal Appeals in Frankfort, Kentucky (2016-17) and was also a staff attorney for Judge Laurance VanMeter, Kentucky Court of Appeals in Lexington, Kentucky (2013-16).


Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Construction Law; Litigation-Construction (2021-22)

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Client Alerts

Understanding the Legal and Ethical Obligations When it Comes to Public Procurement

Last month, a jury in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina found a former executive of Ohio-based Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, Brent Brewbaker, guilty of conspiracy to rig bids, conspiring to commit fraud, and related charges on over 300 North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) projects. Brewbaker faces a maximum of 10 years in prison for the bid-rigging conspiracy count and 20 years for each of the other counts.

by Megan K. George March 29, 2022
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys to Member

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted to Members (Partners) within the law firm effective January 2022. The new Members (Partners) include:

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 07, 2022
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2022 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 01, 2021

Legal Notes: Modular construction growth will alter the insurance risk scenario

Construction attorneys Megan George and Aaron Klein are quoted in this Daily Commercial News article about how increased prefabrication and modularization is vital to improving the construction industry’s lacklustre productivity growth.

by Megan K. George and Aaron R. Klein March 17, 2021
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2021 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 20, 2020
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Megan George Selected for Leadership Lexington’s Class of 2020-21

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Megan George as a member of the 2020-21 Leadership Lexington program.

by Megan K. George August 19, 2020
Client Alerts

Legal Risks of Virtual and Augmented Reality on the Construction Site

Co-Author, Kelly Ball, Summer Associate. The construction industry is known for innovation and creative problem solving, and the industry’s early adoption of cutting-edge virtual technologies is no exception.

by Megan K. George June 19, 2019

Healthcare facilities construction contracts

The demand for cutting-edge healthcare facilities, while varied by community, tends to rise or remain consistent despite changes in the economy and the availability of the significant capital necessitated by such projects. This creates a unique challenge in both the medical and construction industries.

by Rebecca M.W. Sherman and Megan K. George April 30, 2019