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.
Opinions Committee, Member
Audit Letter Response Committee, Chair
Business & Corporate Services Group, Former Chair
Louisville Zoo Foundation, Board of Directors
City of Glenview, Mayor
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.
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.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Banking & Finance Law and Corporate Law (2007-22)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2012-15)
Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions (2011-22)
Louisville Magazine Top Lawyers (2016)
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.
. . . 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.
. . . always willing to literally go the extra mile.
. . . have never come upon a situation where Tom did not know the answer or at least where to find the information very quickly.
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.—Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Tom Halbleib, Jr. as a member of the Kentucky Local Government Public-Private Partnership Board. He will serve a term expiring on August 1, 2024.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 19 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2020 guide.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.