Press Releases
August 29, 2016

Best Lawyers in America honors 74 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2017

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC


LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 has recognized 74 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 51 areas of practice.

The Best Lawyers in America© is a nationally recognized referral guide to the legal profession that has been published since 1983. Attorneys selected for the publication are reviewed by professional peers through an extensive survey.

The Georgia-based attorneys, with their practice areas, include:

Eric J. Breithaupt - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
R. Daniel (Dan) Douglass - Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
Paul G. Durdaller - Litigation – Banking and Finance

The Kentucky-based attorneys, with their practice areas, include:

Thad M. Barnes - Commercial Litigation
John A. Bartlett - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation (ERISA)
Robert (Bob) M. Beck, Jr. - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Joel T. Beres - Copyright Law, Information Technology Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Trademark Law
Ward Bradford (Brad) Boone – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Matthew (Matt) W. Breetz - Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Bethany (Beth) A. Breetz - Appellate Practice
Carol Dan Browning - Litigation – Construction, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Philip (Phil) W. Collier - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Robert (Bob) M. Connolly - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
Janet A. Craig - Health Care Law, Insurance Law
Brian A. Cromer - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Charles (Mike) J. Cronan IV - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Daniel (Dan) E. Danford - Commercial Litigation
Lawrence (Larry) C. Droege - Real Estate Law
W. Blaine Early III - Energy Law, Environmental Law, Water Law
T. Gregory (Greg) Ehrhard - Real Estate Law
Douglass (Doug) Farnsley - Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Marjorie A. Farris - Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
William (Bill) G. Geisen - Litigation – Construction
Anne E. Gorham - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
William (Bill) T. Gorton III - Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law
William (Bill) H. Haden, Jr. - Real Estate Law
Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Haeberlin - Patent Law
W. Thomas (Tom) Halbleib, Jr. - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
Joseph (Joe) L. Hamilton - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
Shannon Antle Hamilton - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
Joseph (Joe) L. Hardesty - Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
William (Bill) E. Hellmann - Corporate Law
Stephen M. Henderson - Construction Law
Alex (Mike) P. Herrington, Jr. - Public Finance Law
Buckner (Buck) Hinkle, Jr. - Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
Andrew (Andy) R. Jacobs - Corporate Law
Clark C. Johnson - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Alfred (Fred) S. Joseph, III - Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Mauritia G. Kamer - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment
J. Clarke Keller - Commercial Litigation, Mediation
Brian H. Meldrum - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Marc S. Murphy - Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
David W. Nagle, Jr. - Patent Law
Mark R. Overstreet - Administrative / Regulatory Law, Communications Law, Energy Law
Gregory (Greg) P. Parsons - Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
David B. Ratterman - Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
Bruce M. Reynolds - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation & Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
Michael (Mike) D. Risley - Appellate Practice
Stephen (Steve) M. Ruschell - Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law
David E. Saffer - Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
George (Ben) Sanders, Jr. - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
James (Jim) C. Seiffert - Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
W. Patrick (Pat) Stallard - Environmental Law
John L. Tate - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Elizabeth (Liz) Lee Thompson - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Ashley W. Ward - Appellate Practice, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
T. Morgan Ward, Jr. - Commercial Litigation
Michele M. Whittington - Administrative / Regulatory Law

The Tennessee-based attorneys, with their practice areas, include:

Katherine (Kathi) S. Allen - Banking and Finance Law, Equipment Finance Law
Julian L. Bibb - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law
John M. Brittingham - Corporate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Robert (Bob) N. Buchanan III - Banking and Finance Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
A. Stuart Campbell - Corporate Law
Jeffrey (Jeff) R. King - Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
Jennifer Kovalcik - Copyright Law
Alexandra (Alex) MacKay - Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
Richard S. Myers, Jr. - Copyright Law
Gregory (Greg) D. Smith - Family Law
Pamela (Pam) A. Taylor - Family Law
Stephanie R. Taylor - Entertainment law – Music, Entertainment Law - Theater
Warren (Skip) H. Wild, Jr. - Real Estate Law
John R. Wingo - Commercial Litigation

The Virginia-based attorneys, with their practice areas, include:

Marvin (Marv) Petry - Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law
Robert (Bob) E. Scully, Jr. - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

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