LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorney William G. Geisen has been appointed Chair of the firm’s Construction Service Group. His new role begins September 1. Geisen succeeds Buckner Hinkle, Jr., who most recently served as the service group chair since 2009. Hinkle will continue his legal practice in construction law and business litigation.
William (Bill) Geisen is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison as well as Office Executive Member of the Covington office. His practice focuses on construction law, including 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.
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. Three other Stites & Harbison attorneys have also earned this honor.