As a registered professional engineer and attorney, Steven represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in all aspects of the construction and design process. He successfully litigates cases in state and federal courts, and regularly manages the resolution of disputes for clients. Having spent time working as an engineer with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet prior to becoming an attorney, Steven continues to maintain in-depth knowledge of the multiple demands placed on owners, design professionals and contractors involved in complex transportation projects. Steven is chair of the firm's Construction Service Group.
Navigating The Trenches: How to Avoid, Manage, and Resolve Construction Disputes
Speaker, Dig Down Deep Spring 2023, NUCA of Middle Tennessee, March 31, 2023
Labor Shortages, Supply Chain Issues, and Inflation in the Construction Industry
co-presenter, 2022 Construction Law Institute, UK Rosenberg College of Law CLE, October 20, 2022
ARTBA 12th Annual Law & Regulatory Forum – Live Online
Webinar presented by American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), June 4, 2020
Professional Ethics for Structural Engineers
Thirty-Ninth Annual Structural Conference, Structural Engineers Association of Nebraska (SEAON), Omaha, Nebraska, September 20, 2019
Guided Choice and Emerging ADR Trends
ARTBA Southern Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October 30, 2018
Project Delivery Trends and Practical Advice for Public Infrastructure Projects
Bid Protests: Tips for Navigating Procedural and Substantive Obstacles in Local Procurements
From the Backstretch to the Finish Line and Contested Results - Bid Protests
Ethics, Laws, and Regulations
Joint Ventures: Considerations for Effective Organization and Execution
OSHA Is Coming . . . OSHA Issued Your Company a Citation . . . Now What?
Subsurface Conditions & Construction Contracts - What you Need to Know
False Claims Act Warnings to Heed
Building Information Modeling (BIM): Past, Present and Future
Ethics: Where Does Your Responsibility End
Documentation Requirements for Construction Projects
Insurance Issues in the Construction Industry
Legal Issues for Kentucky Design Professionals
Engineering Ethics - Understanding the Relationship between Professional Ethics and Legal Liability
Ethics: Where does your responsibility end?
Kentucky Construction Law
What you need to know about contracting with the government
What to do When a Construction Project Goes Bad
Legal Handbook for Architects, Engineers and Contractors, Issues in Construction and Technology 2006/2007
Kentucky Construction Law Handbook
Walking the Line Between Contract and Tort in Construction Disputes: Assessing the Use of Negligent Misrepresentation to Recover Economic Loss after Presnell
Fundamentals of Construction Contracting
Construction Service Group, Chair
Kentuckians for Better Transportation, Board of Directors (Chair, 2021-22)
Shelby Co. UK Alumni Association, Board of Directors
Steven is a member of the Board of Directors of Kentuckians for Better Transportation, the Shelby Co. UK Alumni Association, and the finance committee of Centenary United Methodist Church in Shelbyville, Ky. Steven is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys hunting, backpacking, snow skiing, and any other activity that gives him the opportunity to enjoy some quiet time in the woods. He also enjoys golf (most of the time) and spending time with his wife, Emily, and his daughter, Clara.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law and Litigation - Construction (2017-24)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law (2021)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2018-23)
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2015-17)
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 101 of its lawyers are included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Construction attorneys Steven Henderson and Ross Hutchison will be featured speakers at this NUCA of Middle Tennessee's breakfast and networking event.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 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.
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4:05 p.m.
Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky
Construction attorney Bill Geisen is the Planning Committee Chair and Steven Henderson is a speaker at the 2022 Construction Law Institute to be held October 20, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2022 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 37 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 29 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and eight attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
Construction attorney Steven Henderson joins the conversation about construction pricing during Covid in this Engineering News-Record article.
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.