Offices

Lexington, KY

250 West Main Street
Suite 2300
Lexington, KY 40507-1758

There are over 35 attorneys in Stites & Harbison's Lexington office, which dates to 1905 and the origins of Harbison, Kessinger, Lisle & Bush. Stites, McElwain & Fowler and Harbison, Kessinger, Lisle & Bush combined in 1983. In addition to providing top-notch corporate and litigation services, the Lexington office is known for its equine practice.

Fax: 859-253-9144
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Jessie A. Smith Joins Stites & Harbison’s Lexington Office

Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Jessie A. Smith to the firm based in the Lexington, Ky., office. He joins the Construction Service Group.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC May 14, 2024
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Stites & Harbison Earns 2024 Top 10 Listing in Patent Lawyer Magazine

The Patent Lawyer Magazine has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC to the 2024 Top 10 Patent Firms and IP Practices in North America – South list. This is the firm’s third year being honored.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC May 10, 2024
Client Alerts

Department of Labor and the Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt Salary Threshold Increase

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its final rule raising the exempt classification minimum salary threshold. The change is effective beginning July 1, 2024. In addition, the salary threshold for highly compensated employees will raise as well. Finally, the rule also sets automatic increases every three years starting in January 2027. The final rule raises the minimum salary threshold to $844 per week, up from $684 per week. The next increase to $1,128 per week would be on January 1, 2025. For highly compensated employees the minimum threshold increases to $132,964 on July 1, 2024, with the next salary increase to $151,164 becoming effective January 1, 2025. Employment attorney Shannon Hamilton takes a look at the rule in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Shannon Antle Hamilton May 01, 2024
Client Alerts

Governor Beshear Signs Measure to Begin Medical Cannabis Licensing Six Months Ahead of Schedule

On April 17, 2024, Governor Andy Beshear signed House Bill 829 (“HB 829”) into law amending aspects of the Commonwealth’s budding Medical Cannabis Program (“Program”). Among other provisions, HB 829 expedites the licensing process for medical cannabis businesses. Jennifer Cave takes a look at the bill in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Jennifer J. Cave April 29, 2024