LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Cassidy Rosenthal will be inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) on February 22, 2020, at the Annual Meeting in Tucson, Ariz. ACCL, one of the nation’s leading legal associations, only designates the top 1% of the construction bar in the U.S. with this honor.
Founded in 1989, ACCL is an invitation-only association of construction law practitioners, professors and judges. Fellowship is awarded to those who demonstrate the highest ethical standards and exceptional skill in the practice or teaching of construction law. Candidates for Fellowship are nominated by current Fellows, elected by the Board of Governors and approved by the entire membership.
“We are thrilled for Cassidy and very proud of her accomplishment. To be elected to the American College of Construction Lawyers is a significant honor, and one that confirms Cassidy is practicing at the highest levels of the profession,” said Robert M. Connolly, Chair of Stites & Harbison. “The firm now is privileged to have three Fellows of ACCL.”
Rosenthal is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison and based in the Lexington, Ky., office where she is the Lexington Office Executive Member. Her practice focuses on advising clients throughout all phases of construction projects including planning, contract drafting and negotiation, and project administration. She successfully guides her clients through construction claims and disputes including informal negotiations, mediation, litigation in state and federal courts, and in arbitration throughout the country.
In addition to leading the firm’s Lexington office, Rosenthal is active in leadership roles in the community. She serves on the Board of Directors of Commerce Lexington and the Downtown Lexington Corporation. She is also a member of the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky Board and Chair of the Division 1 Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Steering Committee of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry. Rosenthal is also a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America.