Litigation & Appeals

Government & Regulatory Litigation

Businesses face ever-increasing government regulation and litigation. Located in three state capitals, and with government and regulatory experience stretching back more than 65 years, the firm combines firsthand knowledge of the regulatory process, a deep understanding of the administrative process, and creative regulatory thinking in representing its clients before regulatory bodies.

National and international businesses call on Stites & Harbison for regulatory litigation counsel in a wide variety of areas, including energy and telecommunications, state and local taxation, public contracts and procurement, state and federal constitutional issues, open records, insurance, and energy and natural resources. Our firm regularly assists clients in proceedings before administrative agencies, in addressing proposed legislation, and in challenges to state and federal laws and regulations.

Our attorneys include...

  • A former General Counsel to the Kentucky Department of Insurance
  • A former Commissioner for Department of Medicaid Services
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Significant Merchant Electric Legislative Amendments Head to Governor's Desk

Over the past several years, Kentucky, similar to other states, has received many applications for industrial-scale solar generation and energy storage facilities in rural areas across the Commonwealth. Up to this point in time, seeking and receiving a Certification for Construction from the Kentucky State Board on Electric Generation and Transmission ("Siting Board") followed a framework developed before recent commercial interest in large-scale solar development arose in Kentucky. Attorney Bill Gorton takes a look at the issues and concerns that have arisen.

by William T. Gorton III March 24, 2023

56th Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (GDLA) Annual Meeting

Date: 6/15/23 - 6/18/23

The Breakers, One South County Road, Palm Beach, FL 33480

Don't miss the 56th GDLA Annual Meeting at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida from June 15-18. Earn CLE hours* and network with your friends and colleagues at various social events. Atlanta office attorney Jennifer Guerra will be a speaker at the event.

Jennifer M. Guerra March 07, 2023
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Stites & Harbison Promotes Seven Attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that seven attorneys have been promoted: five to Member (Partner) and two to Counsel. The promotions are effective January 2023.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 06, 2023
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Lewis Perling Elected to Friends of Disabled Adults and Children Board

ATLANTA—Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) has elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Lewis Perling to its of Board of Directors. He will serve a three-year term.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 08, 2022