Firm Profile

Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Headquarters

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, KY 40202-3352
United States
(502) 587.3400

Firm Details

A full service Southeastern-based law firm representing clients across the United States and internationally, Stites & Harbison PLLC is known as a preeminent firm managing sophisticated transactions, challenging litigation, and complex regulatory matters on a daily basis.  The firm represents a broad spectrum of clients including multinational corporations, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, health care organizations, private companies, nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses and individuals.

The firm maintains 10 offices across the Southeastern region and is able to service the needs of international clients with its memberships in Business Counsel, Inc. and Lex Mundi. Additionally, Stites & Harbison is a member of The Harmonie Group, the national network of top litigation law firms, and is the Kentucky representative to the prestigious Southern Law Network.  The firm is a member of the American Property Tax Counsel (APTC) with membership in the organization limited to the preeminent property tax law firm in each state.

Management

Robert M. Connolly
Chairman of the Firm
Kimberly G. Schmittel
Director of Marketing & Business Development
Harold C. Butler
Executive Director
Gregory A. Parsons
Management Committee
Janet A. Craig
Management Committee
John R. Wingo
Management Committee
Mandy Wilson Decker
Management Committee
Marjorie A. Farris
Management Committee
Thad M. Barnes
Management Committee

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Kentucky in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kentucky in Construction Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Tennessee in Family Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Kentucky in Litigation - Construction with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Louisville in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisville in Construction Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Lexington in Corporate Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Family Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisville in Litigation - Construction with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Lexington in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 3 lawyers

About Our Clients

AEGON USA Investment Management, Inc.
AFL Telecommunications
Air Products and Chemicals (A/P)
Akebono Corporation
The Alliance of Community Hospices & Palliative Care Services, Inc.
American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.
Appriss, Inc. formerly Interactive Systems, LLC (d.b.a. The VINE Company)
Ashland Inc.
The Beck Group
BioFocus
Bluegrass Conservancy
Boston Scientific
Brown-Forman Corporation
Caldwell Tanks, Inc.
Cardiovascular Innovation Institute (CII)
Carnett
Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialiation
Churchill Downs
Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company
Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company
The Cordish Company
Corrections Corporation of America
Delta Dental
Emerson Electric Co.
Fidelity Bank
Fifth Third Bank
Genscape, Inc.
Gray Construction
Greater Louisville Medical Society
Grindmaster-Cecilware Corporation
Hoover Precision Products
Interactive Gaming Council (IGC)
Iristrac
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
KFC Corporation
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board
Life Before Us (d/b/a YO)
Louisville Ladder, Inc. 
Louisville Metro Housing Authority
Louisville Regional Airport Authority
M.A. Mortenson Company
Microsoft Corporation
NASA
Pernod Richard USA, Inc. 
Pizza Hut
PNC Bank, N.A.
Purdue Pharma, L.P.
Regenersis
Reliastar Life Insurance Company
Republic Bank & Trust Company
River Fields, Inc.
Robert Bosch Corporation
The Sherwin-Williams Company
Steel Technologies Inc.
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company
Stonestreet Stables, LLC
United Community Bank
University Medical Center, Inc.
University of Louisville, Office of TechnologyTransfer
The University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Vanderbilt Minerals
Vogt Power International
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Wearwell, Inc.
Yum! Brands

Contacts

W. Thomas Halbleib, Jr.
Business & Finance Service Group
502-681-0447
Philip W. Collier
Business Litigation Service Group
502-681-0415
William G. Geisen
Construction Service Group
859-652-7601
Elizabeth L. Thompson
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy Service Group
859-226-2389
Shannon Antle Hamilton
Employment Service Group
502-681-0469
William T. Gorton III
Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Service Group
859-226-2241
Janet A. Craig
Health Care Service Group
859-226-2377
Janet A. Craig
Insurance Regulatory
859-226-2377
B. Aaron Schulman
Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group
703-837-3907
Richard S. Myers, Jr.
Intellectual Property & Technology Service Group
615-782-2333
T. Gregory Ehrhard
Real Estate and Banking Service Group
502-681-0492
John L. Tate
Torts and Insurance Practice Service Group
502-681-0460
Richard M. Wehrle
Trust & Estate Planning/Domestic Service Group
859-226-2386

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Family Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations

United States

United States

Georgia

Georgia

Atlanta, GA

SunTrust Plaza, Suite 2800

303 Peachtree Street, NE

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

(404) 739.8800

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Indiana

Indiana

Jeffersonville, IN

323 East Court Avenue

Jeffersonville, IN 47130

United States

(812) 282.7566

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Kentucky

Kentucky

Covington, KY

100 East RiverCenter Boulevard, Suite 450

Covington, KY 41011

United States

(859) 652.7600

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Frankfort, KY

421 West Main Street

P.O. Box 634

Frankfort, KY 40602-0634

United States

(502) 223.3477

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Lexington, KY

250 West Main Street, Suite 2300

Lexington, KY 40507-1758

United States

(859) 226.2300

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Louisville, KY

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800

Louisville, KY 40202-3352

United States

(502) 587.3400

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Tennessee

Tennessee

Franklin, TN

604 West Main Street

Franklin, TN 37064

United States

(615) 595.0636

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Memphis, TN

20 South Dudley Street, Suite 802

Memphis, TN 38103

United States

(901) 969.1133

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Nashville, TN

401 Commerce Street, Suite 800

Nashville, TN 37219

United States

(615) 782.2200

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Virginia

Virginia

Alexandria, VA

1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 325

Alexandria, VA 22314

United States

(703) 739.4900

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