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Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy

We regularly negotiate and litigate complex issues in the United States Bankruptcy Courts from coast to coast and State and Federal Courts in our region.

Business insolvencies create challenges for lenders, creditors, suppliers, landlords and contract parties. With attorneys in Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia and Indiana, Stites & Harbison's Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Service Group works with our clients to find practical solutions for their issues.

The firm's practical experience in workouts, litigation and bankruptcy enables us to promptly and efficiently obtain results for our clients.

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Chambers USA Honors 25 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2024

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Chambers USA selected 25 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in Kentucky and Tennessee for inclusion in their 2024 guide. The Chambers USA guide ranks the top law firms and leading attorneys in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC June 07, 2024
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The Cost of Third- Party Data Breaches: How to Avoid a Financial Disaster

Date: 6/14/24
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Webinar

Chad McTighe and Sarah Spurlock will be the speakers for The Knowledge Group's Webinar on June 14, 2024 discussing the costs associated with unforeseen security risks.

Chadwick A. McTighe and Sarah Cronan Spurlock May 28, 2024
Client Alerts

EEOC Issues Final Rule Implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) was enacted last year with the purpose of protecting pregnant workers from discrimination and providing them with a right to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. On April 15, 2024, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published its Final Rule setting forth expansive regulations implementing the law. The Final Rule becomes effective June 18, 2024. Robin McGuffin and Harlee Havens take a look at what this means in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Robin E. McGuffin and Harlee P. Havens April 24, 2024
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Data Security and Privacy Symposium

Date: 4/17/24
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

State Bar of Georgia Conference Center, 104 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Attorneys Shannon Sprinkle and Matt Gass will be moderating and participating on a panel focused on Litigation Trends in Privacy and Data Protection on April 17, 2024 presented by the Atlanta Bar Association.

Matthew A. Gass (Matt) and Shannon M. Sprinkle April 15, 2024
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Significant Bankruptcy Issue Pending Before U.S. Supreme Court

In December 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Harrington v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., Case No. 23-124. Purdue Pharma is the drug manufacturer of the prescription opioid, OxyContin, an alleged contributor to a major public health crisis involving loss of life due to overdose. Chrisandrea Turner takes a look at the case in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Chrisandrea L. Turner April 04, 2024
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Stites & Harbison Attorneys Honored by 2024 Georgia Super Lawyers

ATLANTA—The 2024 edition of Georgia Super Lawyers recently honored Dan Douglass, Joe Kingma and Brandon Sartin, all based in the firm’s Atlanta office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 13, 2024
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Kentucky Super Lawyers® Honors 49 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2024

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2024 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers® recently honored 49 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 35 attorneys to the Super Lawyers® list and 14 attorneys to the Rising Stars® list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 12, 2024
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Stites & Harbison Promotes Three Attorneys

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that three attorneys have been promoted to Member (Partner). The promotions are effective January 1, 2024. The new Members (Partners) are Katie M. Glass, Mary Lucille (Mary Lu) Noah, and Drake W. Staples.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 04, 2024
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Ten Stites & Harbison Attorneys Honored by 2023 Mid-South Super Lawyers

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The 2023 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers recently honored 10 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys. Seven attorneys were named to the Super Lawyers list and three were named to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 01, 2023
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Stites & Harbison Welcomes Seven Attorneys to Multiple Offices

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of seven attorneys to the firm. Four attorneys join the Lexington, Ky., office: Harlee Havens, Brandon Lira, John Paul Stilz and Conner Wehrle. Alexandra Dunn, Lucy McIntire and Haley Duncan join the firm in Jeffersonville, Ind., Louisville, Ky. and Nashville, Tenn., respectively.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 21, 2023
Client Alerts

Kentucky Now Allows Persons Age 70 and Over To Opt Out of Jury Service

In March 2023, Kentucky enacted KRS 29A.080, a new law that allows persons 70 and older to voluntarily opt out of jury service. Attorneys Ashley Ward and Kyle Schroader take a look at that new law in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Ashley W. Ward and Kyle S. Schroader November 20, 2023
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Stites & Harbison Earns 88 Rankings in 2024 Best Law Firms®

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC has been ranked in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®. The firm’s National Tier 1 rankings include: Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Real Estate, and Trademark Law.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 02, 2023
Events

Stites & Harbison Signature Event

Date: 10/11/23
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507

Join Stites & Harbison for this Signature Event in Lexington for a special evening at Rupp Arena.

Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 15, 2023
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Corporate Counsel Recognizes Marjorie A. Farris with 2023 Women, Influence & Power in Law Award – Managing Partner of the Year

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Corporate Counsel has honored Stites & Harbison, PLLC Chair Marjorie A. Farris as a “Managing Partner of the Year” in its 2023 Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) Awards. She is one of six women honored in this category across the country.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 31, 2023
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Chrisandrea Turner Selected for Leadership Lexington’s Class of 2023-24

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Chrisandrea L. Turner as a member of the 2023-24 Leadership Lexington program.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 29, 2023
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2024 Best Lawyers® Publications

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®.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 24, 2023
Events

“To Text or Not to Text…” Challenges to Defending Employment Matters Involving Text Messages

Date: 8/21/23
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

WEBINAR

Employment attorney Shannon Hamilton challenges an employer may face when defending an employment matter that involves text messaging as evidence along with other matters in this myLawCLE webinar.

Shannon Antle Hamilton July 26, 2023
Client Alerts

Reevaluating Your Company’s Compliance Program

The United States Department of Justice’s Criminal Division (“Division”) announced a new program—called the Compensation Incentives and Clawbacks Pilot Program (“program”)—that will shift the burden of corporate financial penalties away from shareholders and onto culpable corporate employees.

by Michael Denbow , Brian Butler, and Rachel Gumbel, 2023 Summer Associate July 20, 2023
Client Alerts

Supreme Court: Employers Must Accommodate Employees’ Religious Practices Absent “Substantial” Increased Costs in Relation to the Conduct of the Business

Employment attorneys Robin McGuffin and Kyle Schroader take a look at the Supreme Court's decision on Title VII stating that employers must accommodate employee's religious practices.

by Robin E. McGuffin and Kyle S. Schroader July 05, 2023