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Louisville Office Executive Member

W. Thomas Halbleib Jr.

Tom Halbleib is a transactional lawyer with substantial experience representing airport sponsors, governmental agencies and other tax exempt organizations, commercial lenders, and buyers and sellers of assets and businesses. He currently serves as the Executive Member for the firm's Louisville office.

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Opinions Committee, Member

Audit Letter Response Committee, Chair

Office Executive Member, Louisville, KY Office

Business & Corporate Services Group, Former Chair

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Community Involvement

Louisville Zoo Foundation, Board of Directors

City of Glenview, Mayor

Education
Recent Speaking Engagements and Publications

Mr. Halbleib's topics have included Third-Party Legal Opinions in Commercial Transactions (Louisville Bar Association) and Airport Law (Kentucky Aviation Association, Airports Council International, and the American Association of Airport Executives). He has also served as a Kentucky Law Review lecturer on business entities.

More Than Stites & Harbison

Mr. Halbleib served as a law clerk to the Hon. Bailey Brown, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and on the staff of the Honorable Sam Nunn, United States Senate. Tom helped form and serves as a volunteer member of the Board of Directors of the Premature and Sick Infant Fund, Inc., a private foundation devoted to improving health care for premature and sick infants. He is a member of the Louisville Zoo Foundation board and is Mayor of the City of Glenview.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Banking & Finance Law; Corporate Law (2007-24)

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2012-15)

Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2011-23)

Louisville Magazine Top Lawyers (2016)

Testimonials

Thomas Halbleib is well versed in corporate matters, including the sale and acquisition of businesses. He acts for clients from a variety of sectors, ranging from the aviation to healthcare.

- Chambers Commentary (USA)

. . . extensive transactional expertise in the aviation space . . . well versed in securities, M&A and joint ventures . . . regularly called upon to provide counsel to government agencies and other tax-exempt organizations.

- Chambers Commentary (USA)

. . . always willing to literally go the extra mile.

- Best Lawyers, client comment

. . . have never come upon a situation where Tom did not know the answer or at least where to find the information very quickly.

- Best Lawyers, client comment
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Chambers USA Honors 25 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2023

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 25 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2023 guide.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 05, 2023
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Tom Halbleib Named Stites & Harbison's Louisville Office Executive Member

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC has named attorney W. Thomas Halbleib, Jr., as its Louisville Office Executive Member.

by W. Thomas Halbleib Jr. May 09, 2023
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2022
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Chambers USA Honors 23 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2022

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 07, 2022
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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.

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Chambers USA Honors 22 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 22 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2021 guide.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC May 21, 2021