LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named eleven attorneys from Stites & Harbison, PLLC, as Lawyers of the Year for 2013. Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in each large legal community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The honored attorneys named include:
- Julian L. Bibb - Nashville Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
- Bruce F. Clark - Lexington Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year
- Janet A. Craig - Lexington Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year
- Charles J. Cronan IV - Louisville Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year
- Alex P. Herrington, Jr. - Louisville Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
- Buckner Hinkle, Jr. - Lexington Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
- Alfred S. Joseph III - Louisville Land Use & Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year
- Thomas E. Meng - Lexington Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year
- Gregory P. Parsons - Lexington Construction Law Lawyer of the Year
- David B. Ratterman - Louisville Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
- Kenneth R. Sagan - Lexington Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year
Of special note, five of Stites & Harbison’s honored attorneys for 2013 have received the “Lawyer of the Year” honor twice or more — Charles J. Cronan IV, Buckner Hinkle, Jr., Alfred S. Joseph III, Gregory P. Parsons, and David B. Ratterman.
The lawyers honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Best Lawyers designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities.
“We are extremely pleased with our 2013 results,” said Ken Sagan, chairman of Stites & Harbison. “We are delighted to see an increase in Stites’ Lawyers of the Year from last year. This increase reflects our firm’s continuing commitment to providing the highest quality of legal services to our clients.”
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.