LEXINGTON, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Adam Smith to the Lexington, Ky., office. Smith joins the firm as an attorney in the Construction Service Group, and his practice will concentrate on representing owners, contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes. Smith has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Smith was an attorney with Dewey Pegno & Kramarsky LLP (2011-14) and with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (2007-11), both in New York. From 2000 to 2004, he was a project manager with Scholastic, Inc. in New York. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, in 2007. While in law school, he was an editor of Cornell Law Review. He earned his B.A. in English from Rice University, Houston, in 1999. Smith is admitted to practice in Kentucky and New York.