LEXINGTON, Ky.—Prominent construction attorney William G. (Bill) Geisen has joined Stites & Harbison, PLLC, as a Member of the firm’s Construction Service Group. Geisen is a highly respected member of the construction bar, both locally and nationally. Geisen is the only attorney from the Greater Cincinnati area who is a Fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers, an honor reserved for the top 1% of the U.S. construction bar.
Geisen will continue his practice in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky market. Stites & Harbison is in the process of opening an office in the RiverCenter II building in Covington, Ky. This will be the firm’s first office in the Greater Cincinnati area and will extend the firm’s daily practice into Northern Kentucky, Ohio and southeastern Indiana.
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Geisen was a partner at Graydon Head & Ritchey, where he served as the Chair of its Construction Industry Group. Upon joining Stites & Harbison, Geisen remarked, “I am excited about the opportunity to join the nationally recognized construction team at Stites & Harbison. Their approach to construction law mirrors my own, and the transition is going seamlessly.”
Bob Connolly, Chairman of Stites & Harbison, noted, “We are delighted to have Bill join us and look forward to growing our construction practice and other practices in this new market area for Stites & Harbison. His reputation will be a terrific complement to Stites & Harbison’s already nationally-ranked construction practice.”
Bill Geisen’s construction practice focuses on contract negotiation, dispute resolution and litigation. He is active in various construction industry organizations, including Allied Construction Industries, Board of Directors; American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry, member; Kentucky Bar Association, Construction and Public Contract Law Section, member and former Chair; Midwest/Midsouth Construction Law Institute, Chair, Planning Committee; and the Construction Users Roundtable. He is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Ohio.