LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) recently inducted Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Ashley Ward as a member of the organization. He is the sole attorney member of FDCC from Lexington.
The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel is an international organization founded in 1936 to further the principles of knowledge, justice and fellowship. Members include defense counsel in private practice, in-house corporate and insurance counsel, and non-attorney claims executives. Membership is limited, selective and by nomination only. Nominees are peer-selected and must dedicate most of their professional time to representing individuals, partnerships, corporations and/or associations, or to the administration and defense of civil litigation. The FDCC Board of Directors elects members after nominees have been vetted by an independent Admissions Committee. Current membership is approximately 1,400.
Ashley Ward is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison and has practiced in the Torts and Insurance Service Group since 1986. He has tried more than 20 jury trials to verdict. He focuses on product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice and contractual disputes. Ward also has considerable experience litigating will contests and other fiduciary disputes. He is a member of the board of directors for the Urban League of Lexington-Fayette County.