LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Emily Larish Startsman as a member of the 2019-20 Leadership Lexington program. Through the eleven-month program, participants are provided with opportunities to gain a better understanding of Lexington and the challenges it faces by meeting with and learning from today’s leaders.
Startsman is an attorney with Stites & Harbison in the Torts and Insurance Practice Service Group based in the Lexington office. She has handled a variety of litigation matters for insurance companies, medical providers, corporations and local businesses. Her focus includes medical malpractice, products liability and a variety of personal injury matters.
Outside of the firm, Startsman is active in community and professional organizations. She is a board member of The Nest – Center for Women, Children and Families and a member of its Human Resources Committee. The Nest provides a safe place for free education, counseling and support to children and families in crisis. Startsman is also a member of Defense Research Institute.
Leadership Lexington is a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington intended for individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities. The program provides an opportunity for participants to broaden their perspectives and gain increased understanding of community dynamics and public issues.