The Best Lawyers in America©, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named 11 attorneys from Stites & Harbison, PLLC as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2018. Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in large legal communities is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The honored attorneys named include:
W. Bradford Boone Lexington Tax Law Lawyer of the Year
Mark R. Overstreet Lexington Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year
Elizabeth Lee Thompson Lexington Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year
Ashley W. Ward Lexington Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Lawyer of the Year
John A. Bartlett Louisville Litigation – ERISA Lawyer of the Year
Joel T. Beres Louisville Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year
Joseph L. Hardesty Louisville Litigation – Construction Lawyer of the Year
William E. Hellmann Louisville Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year
Marc S. Murphy Louisville Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year
Alexandra MacKay Nashville Trademark Law Lawyer of the Year
Gregory D. Smith Nashville Family Law Lawyer of the Year
Of special note, seven of Stites & Harbison’s honored attorneys for 2018 have received the “Lawyer of the Year” honor two or more times — John Bartlett, Joel Beres, Joseph Hardesty, Alexandra MacKay, Mark Overstreet, Gregory Smith and Ashley Ward.
The Best Lawyers in America© is a nationally recognized referral guide to the legal profession that has been published since 1983. Attorneys selected for the publication are reviewed by professional peers through an extensive survey.
About Stites & Harbison
Stites & Harbison, PLLC is a nationally recognized, full-service business and litigation law firm with 10 offices in five states – Kentucky, Georgia, Indiana, Tennessee and Virginia. Tracing its origins to 1832, Stites & Harbison is one of the oldest law practices in the nation and among the largest law firms in the Southeast. For more information, visit www.stites.com.