Pat Stallard is a member of the Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Service Group in the Louisville office. His practice concentrates in the air, water and waste programs, with substantial experience in programmatic permitting at both the agency level and on appeal, enforcement actions, counseling, rulemaking, advocacy, and legislative actions. Pat has considerable experience in remediation matters under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) and similar state statutes imposing liability for hazardous substance releases, representing clients at a number of nationally significant contaminated sites across the country. Pat’s work focuses on helping clients proactively prepare for and cost-effectively address environmental requirements in a manner that is, to the greatest degree practicable, consistent with the client’s business plan and available financial resources.
Louisville/Metro Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Member, Former Chairman
Greater Louisville, Inc., Environmental Committee, Air Toxics Task Force
Brightside Foundation, Board Member and Treasurer
Louisville Legal Aid Society, Project H.E.L.P.
KMAC Museum, Donors Circle
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison in 1983, Pat had an active general civil practice beginning in 1978 with an emphasis on litigation in the Frankfort, Kentucky, law firm of Prichard, Stallard & Shepherd. From 1974 to 1978, he was an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky handling environmental, anti-trust and consumer protection litigation.
Civic and community involvement includes the Speed Art Museum, Steering Committee of the New Art Collectors, 1998 - 2009; House of Ruth, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2008; and The New Center for Contemporary Art Board of Directors, 2004 - 2008.
Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities: Environment (2008-22)
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law (2001-23)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Law (2012, 2017, 2019)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2010, 2013-17)
Who's Who Legal, Environment (2015)
Louisville Magazine's "Top Lawyers" for Environmental Law (2013, 2014, 2016)
Patrick Stallard is described by market commentators as a "very good and well-respected lawyer." He has decades of experience advising clients on issues arising under air, water and waste statutes.
Excellent lawyer . . . highly regarded for his work in environmental disputes and compliance issues, including air, waste, and water matters.
. . . an exceptional lawyer who always does a good job.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 23 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2022 guide. The Chambers USA guide ranks the top law firms and leading attorneys in the United States.
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.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 22 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2021 guide.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
Stites & Harbison environmental attorneys address several environmental issues that have been on-going over the past couple of months in this combined client alert.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 19 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2020 guide.