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May 08, 2013

Managing IP names 10 Stites & Harbison attorneys to "IP Stars" list

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Managing Intellectual Property magazine has named 10 Stites & Harbison, PLLC, attorneys to its inaugural “IP Stars” list for 2013. This list recognizes the most highly regarded intellectual property attorneys in the U.S. The star attorneys are nominated by their peers and in-house counsel. Inclusion on the list, a new addition to the World IP Handbook and Survey published by Managing Intellectual Property, is based on surveys and interviews conducted by the magazine and can be found at

Stites & Harbison is ranked Tier 1, Highly Recommended for Intellectual Property in Kentucky and Tennessee, and ranked Tier 1, Recommended for Intellectual Property in Virginia. According to one client of Stites & Harbison, “they are our counsel because of competence, responsiveness and integrity,” while another client commented, “they take the time to understand my business and actually encourage us at times to avoid legal conflicts.”

The Stites & Harbison attorneys named to the “IP Stars” list include:


  • Joel T. Beres
  • Mandy Wilson Decker
  • David W. Nagle, Jr.
  • Jack A. Wheat


  • William Charles Ferrell, Jr.
  • Alexandra MacKay
  • James "Randy" Michels
  • Richard S. Myers, Jr.


  • Marvin Petry
  • B. Aaron Schulman
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