Press Releases
November 03, 2009

Stites & Harbison attorney elected as Regent of American College of Trial Lawyers

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) recently elected Stites & Harbison attorney John M. Famularo as a Regent of the ACTL Board. He represents Region IX, which consists of Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan for a four-year term. His primary duty as Regent involves researching candidates for admission (Fellowship) and recommending the best candidates to the Admission to Fellowship Committee. He is the second attorney from Stites & Harbison to serve as Regent.

Famularo is a member of Stites & Harbison based in the Lexington, Ky., office. He is the co-chair of the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group. His practice focuses on the defense of pharmaceutical companies, product liability matters, class action defense and complex litigation.

Famularo’s activity in ACTL includes Fellowship and a variety of committee appointments, including chair of the Griffin Bell Award for Courageous Advocacy Committee, member of the Emil Gumbert Award Committee, and member of the National Trial Competition Committee.

ACTL ( is an honorary association comprised of experienced trial lawyers in the United States and Canada who have mastered the art of advocacy and who adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct and professionalism. The College is dedicated to furthering the administration of justice and improving the ethics and standards of the trial profession. The organization’s current membership includes more than 5,700 lawyers and Judicial Fellows.