LOUISVILLE, Ky—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney David Ratterman was inducted into the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Engineering Hall of Distinguished Alumni in a ceremony held on April 15. Less than one half of one percent of the College of Engineering’s graduates have received this honor.
Since its inception in 1992, the Hall of Distinction has honored those alumni who have demonstrated distinguished engineering professional accomplishments, outstanding character and commitment to community service. This recognition serves to encourage exemplary achievements by current students and others. It is a symbol of the respect and admiration held by the UK College of Engineering for these esteemed individuals.
Ratterman is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison in the Construction Service Group. His practice focuses on general construction law, with particular emphasis on the fabricated structural steel industry. His immersion in the construction industry began as a water boy on construction sites at age 10 and evolved through a series of engineering and construction positions with the U.S. Navy, state government and private industry. Ratterman received a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky. In 2012, Ratterman received the Distinguished Service Award from the UK Alumni Association which recognizes those who have provided extraordinary service to the university and the association. He is a Life Member and current President of the UK Alumni Association, a UK Fellow, and has been a member of the UK Advocacy Network since its inception