Senior Member

W. Patrick Stallard

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.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
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
Greater Louisville, Inc., Environmental Committee
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Community Involvement

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

More Than Stites & Harbison

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 (2008-21)

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law (2001-22)

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.

- Chambers Commentary (USA), 2020

Excellent lawyer . . . highly regarded for his work in environmental disputes and compliance issues, including air, waste, and water matters.

- Chambers Commentary (USA), 2016

. . . an exceptional lawyer who always does a good job.

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