Bethany A. Breetz - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Bethany A. Breetz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 502-681-0634

Ms. Breetz's practice focuses on both federal and state appellate advocacy, complex commercial litigation, including financial institution, real estate, and trust and estate litigation. She currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Appellate Advocacy group.

University of ChicagoBA 1985University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1993
American Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationLouisville Bar AssociationKentucky Supreme Court, Civil Rules Committee, Appeallate Rules Subcommittee

Case History

Railroad Bridge — Represents the City of Louisville in U.S. District, Circuit, and Supreme Courts and in Kentucky Circuit Court, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court in dispute over Ohio River railroad bridge to be condemned for use as pedestrian bridge 
Louisville Regional Airport Authority — Handles a variety of federal and state court litigation and appellate matters for the Louisville Regional Airport Authority
Kentucky's Code of Judicial Canons — Represents various Kentucky Bar Association defendants in challenge to certain canons of Kentucky's Code of Judicial Canons; district court opinion currently on appeal to Sixth Circuit, Carey v. Wolnitzek, et al. (08-6468, 08-6538) 
Appellate Counsel — As appellate counsel, represents a construction subcontractor in its appeal from a $2 million jury verdict on issues related to negligence and apportionment  
Arbitration Waivers — Convinced the Kentucky Supreme Court to grant discretionary review and reverse decisions from the trial court and Court of Appeals on issues related to arbitration waiver, Am. Gen. Home Equity, Inc. v. Kestel, 253 S.W.3d 543 (Ky. 2008) 

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, KY 40202-3352
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Louisville Metro Area
Bethany A. Breetz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Other Information

Gender: Female