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July 19, 2023

Michael Denbow Named Chair of Stites & Harbison’s White Collar Practice Group

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney Michael Denbow has been named Chair of the firm’s White Collar Practice Group. Marc Murphy previously served as Chair of the group for 20 years before accepting a University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law Professor of Practice position. Denbow will lead the group while continuing his practice in white collar criminal defense.

“Having handled countless white collar criminal matters throughout his career, Michael is the right person to step in and oversee the firm’s practice,” stated Marjorie A. Farris, Chair of Stites & Harbison. “We congratulate Marc on his new career path and know he will do an excellent job as a law professor.”

Denbow is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison based in the Louisville office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and other government and regulatory matters. He handles matters in federal and state courts throughout the southeast and represents clients when dealing with such government entities as the Department of Justice, the FBI, the SEC, and the CFPB, among others. Denbow also routinely represents professional athletes and entertainers in contract negotiations, business advice and litigation matters.

Outside of the firm, Denbow stays active in various professional and community organizations. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Health Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Board of Directors (Kentucky/West Virginia Chapter).

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