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With eleven offices in six Southeastern states, Stites & Harbison's Real Estate attorneys serve some of the nation's largest banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, individual lenders, syndicates and institutional advisors. We handle all types of real estate finance transactions and represent real estate developers, conservation and preservation organizations, lessors, and investors among others.

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We rely on Stites & Harbison for legal services in a variety of [real estate] areas: lending; employment law; accounts and regulatory advice regarding accounts; probate claims; and litigation. Stites & Harbison is responsive and professional. We are very pleased with the work of Stites & Harbison.

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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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Bluegrass Area Chapter of American Red Cross Elects Brady W. Dunnigan to Board

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Bluegrass Area Chapter of the American Red Cross has elected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Brady W. Dunnigan to its Board of Directors. He will serve an initial two-year term.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC September 06, 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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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
Client Alerts

LIBOR Transition: Navigating the World of Synthetic LIBOR

Mary Lu Noah takes a look at the changes in the financial world after the demise of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Mary Lucille Noah (Mary Lu) August 21, 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
Client Alerts

Health Care Providers and Business Associates Beware: Use of Online Tracking Technology May Violate HIPAA

Entities regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) may be surprised to learn that use of certain online tracking technology may result in inadvertently sharing information protected under HIPAA with unauthorized third parties. On December 1, 2022, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance with far-reaching implications for HIPAA regulated entities highlighting their HIPAA compliance obligations when using third-party online tracking technologies designed to collect and analyze information pertaining to a user’s interaction with the regulated entity’s webpages and mobile apps.

by Stacy Shea Luna (Shea) and Sarah Cronan Spurlock April 28, 2023
Client Alerts

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

A client recently received a litigation hold letter from an attorney representing a former employee. It demanded retention and preservation of all “documents and data” relating to or concerning the former employee, their work performance, and termination. The definition of documents and data also included all electronically stored information, “. . . such as e-mail, voicemail, . . . digital audio or video recordings, instant messages, text messages, social media posts, . . . and any other electronic information created, maintained or received by you.”

by Shannon Antle Hamilton March 31, 2023
Events

UK Women Innovators Network Panel Discussion

Date: 3/28/23
Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

University of Kentucky, Gatton Student Center, Ballroom 212A, 160 Avenue of Champions, Lexington, KY

Join Mandy Decker and the UK Office of Technology Commercialization for the UK Women Innovators Network panel discussion of the book "Funded Female Founders: How to traverse the uneven playing field and secure funding to grow your business."

Mandy Wilson Decker March 10, 2023