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January 23, 2017

Bill Geisen named first President of Construction Lawyers Society of America

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) has appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Bill Geisen as their inaugural president beginning his term in 2017.

The CLSA is an invitation-only international honorary society composed of preeminent lawyers practicing in all areas of construction law. Membership is limited to 1,200 Fellows, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels. Nominees may be from any discipline in the construction law field and must have outstanding ethical reputations. The CLSA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy and ethical standards in construction law and fostering a scholarly exchange of ideas in construction law and related fields.

“Bill is an outstanding lawyer with a an impeccable reputation,” said Robert M. Connolly, Chair of Stites & Harbison. “It’s no surprise that CLSA selected Bill as their first president.”

Geisen is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison, PLLC based in the Covington, Ky., office. As chair of the firm’s Construction Service Group, Bill focuses his construction law practice on dispute resolution, litigation, and contract negotiation. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and Litigation Counsel of America.

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