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July 22, 2012

Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison's Kentucky attorneys

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Super Lawyers has named 48 Stites & Harbison attorneys in the Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices for inclusion on the Kentucky Super Lawyers list.

Super Lawyers ( is a rating service of outstanding U.S. lawyers. Honorees of this annual guide are selected using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of the lawyers in each state or region are named in Super Lawyers.

Of specific mention, health care attorney/litigator Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV was again named one of the Top 10 Attorneys in Kentucky. Members Carol Dan Browning, trial attorney, and Anne E. Gorham, construction attorney, are listed on the Top 25 Women Attorneys in the state. Six Members of the firm are listed among the Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky: Joel T. Beres, Robert M. Connolly, Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV, Alfred S. Joseph, III, John L. Tate, and Jack A. Wheat.

Since the first Kentucky Super Lawyers listing was released in 2007, the following Stites & Harbison attorneys have been honored every year as:

  • Top 10 Attorneys in Kentucky - Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV
  • Top 25 Women Attorneys in Kentucky - Carol Dan Browning
  • Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky - Alfred S. Joseph, III, and Charles J. (Mike) Cronan IV

The Stites & Harbison attorneys listed on the Kentucky Super Lawyers list include:

Frankfort, Ky.:

  • Bruce F. Clark
  • Mark R. Overstreet

Lexington, Ky.:

  • Robert M. Beck, Jr.
  • Buckner Hinkle, Jr.
  • J. David Porter
  • Walter R. Byrne, Jr.
  • Mauritia G. Kamer
  • Bruce M. Reynolds
  • Daniel E. Danford
  • J. Clarke Keller
  • Kenneth R. Sagan
  • John M. Famularo
  • Thomas E. Meng
  • Ashley W. Ward
  • Anne E. Gorham
  • Gregory P. Parsons

Louisville, Ky.:

  • Scott Barber, III
  • Gregory L. Davis
  • Clark C. Johnson
  • Rob Beard
  • Douglass Farnsley
  • Alfred S. Joseph, III
  • Joel T. Beres
  • Marjorie A. Farris
  • Marc S. Murphy
  • Craig Bradley, Jr.
  • Robert W. Griffith
  • Ian T. Ramsey
  • Matthew W. Breetz
  • William H. Haden, Jr.
  • David Ratterman
  • Carol Browning
  • Jeffery A. Haeberlin
  • David E. Saffer
  • Philip W. Collier
  • Thomas Halbleib
  • James C. Seiffert
  • Robert M. Connolly
  • Joseph L. Hamilton
  • John L. Tate
  • Brian A. Cromer
  • Shannon Hamilton
  • T. Morgan Ward, Jr.
  • Mike Cronan
  • Joseph L. Hardesty
  • Jack A. Wheat
  • Sarah G. Cronan
  • Kennedy Helm III

Firmwide, Stites & Harbison has 62 attorneys listed in Super Lawyers.

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