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August 24, 2016

Best Lawyers names 16 Stites & Harbison attorneys as "Lawyer of the Year" for 2017

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC


LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America©, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named 16 attorneys from Stites & Harbison, PLLC as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2017. Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in large legal communities is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The honored attorneys named include:

William G. Geisen – Cincinnati Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
Anne E. Gorham – Lexington Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
Ashley W. Ward – Lexington Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year
Buckner Hinkle, Jr. – Lexington Construction Law Lawyer of the Year
Alex (Mike) P. Herrington, Jr. – Louisville Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
Brian H. Meldrum – Louisville Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year
Carol Dan Browning – Louisville Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
David E. Saffer – Louisville Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year
James C. Seiffert – Louisville Tax Law Lawyer of the Year
Joel T. Beres – Louisville Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year
John A. Bartlett – Louisville Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year
Joseph L. Hardesty – Louisville Construction Law Lawyer of the Year
Michael D. Risley – Louisville Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year
W. Patrick Stallard – Louisville Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year
Alexandra MacKay – Nashville Copyright Law Lawyer of the Year
John M. Brittingham – Nashville Securitization and Structured Finance Law Lawyer of the Year

Of special note, 11 of Stites & Harbison’s honored attorneys for 2017 have received the “Lawyer of the Year” honor two or more times — John Bartlett, Carol Dan Browning, Joseph Hardesty, Alex (Mike) Herrington, Jr., Buckner Hinkle, Jr., Anne Gorham, David Saffer, James Seiffert, Patrick Stallard, Alexandra MacKay and Ashley Ward.

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.

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