LEXINGTON, Ky.—Governor Andy Beshear has appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Elizabeth Lee Thompson as a member of the Northern Kentucky University (NKU) Board of Regents. Thompson replaces William Scheben, whose term has expired. She will serve a six-year term. NKU is governed by an 11-member Board of Regents.
Thompson is a Member (Partner) based in Stites & Harbison’s Lexington, Ky., office. She is the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group Leader. Her practice focuses on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and business litigation. Thompson works with secured lenders to recover their loans and collateral through workout and forbearance, self-help remedies, state or federal court litigation, or bankruptcy proceedings. She assists secured and unsecured creditors, debtor in possession lenders, creditors’ committees, sureties, suppliers, contractors, landlords, utilities, and purchasers of assets in complex commercial bankruptcies, including Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 cases nationally.
“I am extremely honored to have once again been selected to serve on NKU’s Board of Regents,” stated Thompson. “The university plays such an important role across the state and beyond. NKU’s administration, faculty, staff, and student body are extraordinary. I truly feel privileged to serve this excellent university.”