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Stites & Harbison, PLLC

9 National Rankings & 82 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Banking and Finance Law

Our experience at US Bank with Walker Entwistle at Stites & Harbison has been nothing but positive. He has become one of our number one attorneys used in our CRE office.

Nahshon Roth US Bank

Commercial Litigation

This was my first time in major litigation, and I could not have been more pleased with working with Stites & Harbison. They were professional, yet I felt like they cared about us on a personal level. I would recommend them to anyone and if I ever needed a lawyer again, I would call them first.

Glenn Hollenkamp Macomb Group

Environmental Law

Ms. Jennifer Cave at Stites & Harbison provided outstanding legal service in the matters in which she represented the company. She was professional, diligent, responsive and very knowledgeable.

Environmental Law

Stites & Harbison are always mindful of the client's best interest.

Patent Law

Stites & Harbison are a good value, and very easy to work with.

Nicholas Jones Withers & Rogers

Patent Law

Stites & Harbison is an amazing group for Patent Law. The entire staff including Stephen Weyer are top notch, diligent, extremely competent and a pleasure to work with. Stites & Harbison's skills and knowledge have been an incredible asset for our research firm and they were crucial in our recent patent grants. I highly recommend them.

Real Estate Law

Stites & Harbison has great professional staff and is very responsive. They are very knowledgeable in many areas of law.

Gary Maloney Maloney Realty, LLC

Construction Law

Stites & Harbison is one of the best law firms I have ever worked in my 22 years of professional life. They are absolutely fantastic. I give a special thank to William Geisen. He is one of the best attorneys in the country. He has not only saved us money but won every case for us.

Amit Halder CADeploy, Inc.

Environmental Law

Stites & Harbison stands apart as preeminent experts in all aspects of law relating to mining and reclamation surety bonding. I rely on them for guidance on complex environmental issues in the context of large bankruptcies. They demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and responsiveness.

Robert Scanlon Travelers Casualty & Surety Co.

Patent Law

We do highly technical work and Stites & Harbison has always amazed us with their technical expertise. I recommend them to everyone I work with.

Dayrl Thompson GRDG Virologics

Patent Law

Stites & Harbison is an amazing law firm! They are very informative and answer all of my questions in a way that I completely understand what needs to be done next. I recommend this law firm to anyone that needs a great patent attorney that will get the job done right!

Christina Glendening GRDG Scientific

Real Estate Law

I have been working with Stites & Harbison for multiple years. David Wicker is my main point of contact. He is a tremendous attorney and a great person as well. His humor brings a sense of lightness to otherwise mundane legal matters. He is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and fight for his clients. I recommend him without any reservation whatsoever.

Construction Law

My experience with Stites & Harbison's Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky office, specifically attorney Bill Geisen, has been a great experience. Bill takes care of my company like it is his own. I have a real appreciation for this type of client care. The majority of my contact is with Bill; but when I have had the opportunity to meet and work with others at Stites, the same has been true. The culture is amazing!

Steve Bitzer Deerfield Construction

Appellate Practice

I'm deeply impressed and appreciative of Stites & Harbison's appellate work.

Banking and Finance Law

My primary contact at Stites & Harbison is Hal Gill, who has handled multiple commercial real estate financing closing transactions for me over the years. Hal has the ability to manage a complex transaction and focus on how to best document the loan and cover the transaction risk without making the process overly burdensome for the lender or borrower. Hal is a pleasure to work with.

Dexter Lummus SouthCrest Bank

Corporate Law

Janet Craig and her staff in the Lexington office of Stites & Harbison are exceptional in all that they do. They are always quick to respond with solid advice to any referenced need.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

The employment practices partner, Dimitrius Holloway at Stites & Harbison, is second to none. Knowledgeable, easy to work with, etc.

Robert Bridges The Tatitlek Corporation

Patent Law

It has been a pleasure to work with Stites & Harbison on several patent applications. Our point of contact has an engineering degree which has made transferring technical details very easy. Stites & Harbison responds quickly to requests and their attorneys are always organized and prepared to discuss relevant patent application status during each update meeting.

Real Estate Law

David Wicker at Stites & Harbison is an A+ lawyer.

Construction Law

The Team at Stites & Harbison are not only expert in Construction Law, they also have unique expertise which allows them to understand and develop arguments related to construction and engineering items. They have a specific ability to understand these items in a way that amplifies their success.

Ryan Harvey Preload, LLC

Banking and Finance Law

Our primary attorney with Stites & Harbison retired in 2018. However, others in the firm have picked right up and continue to give us excellent counsel and service.

Lee Hunter Capstar Bank

Banking and Finance Law

Stites & Harbison offers broad based professional expertise in all matters involving banking law. Our bank relies on Stites & Harbison for a variety of disciplines, including lending, workouts, IP, employment, litigation, bankruptcy and regulatory advice. They are prompt, professional, and thorough.

Julian Bibb Franklin Synergy Bank

Banking and Finance Law

As a commercial real estate lender with BB&T, I've worked with Hal Gill of Stites & Harbison for many years in representing the bank. Stites & Harbison is capable of handling a broad range of transactions including construction, bridge and permanent loan structures. They have expertise with both complex loan and organizational structures. The firm's combination of legal expertise and cost-effectiveness provides great value for the bank.

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Rick Vance and Brian Bennett at Stites & Harbison have provided excellent legal services and advice to MidCountry Financial Corp. and our subsidiaries. I trust their experience and wise counsel.

Trademark Law

Our representation from Stites & Harbison has been knowledgeable, patient, and generally outstanding.

Jessica Sullivan eviCore Healthcare

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

We have utilized Stites & Harbison for legal counsel in many areas, including personal injury, for over 20 years, and have found their advice and counsel to be invaluable.

Chuck Ferraro Dismas Charities, Inc.

Real Estate Law

Walker Entwistle of Stites & Harbison is the partner on whom we rely for CRE loans. He has substantial experience in construction lending, commercial real estate and real estate development.

Julian Bibb Franklin Synergy Bank

Construction Law

I consider Stites & Harbison a trusted friend.

Majid Samarghandi Triton Services

Environmental Law

Stites & Harbison provides top-notch service. They are experts in practice of mining and environmental law. They handled several very large and complex matters for our company with excellent results. They are thoughtful and very responsive.

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Stiles & Harbison are a very cost effective representation with a good understanding of the local bench and bar.

Patent Law

What sets Stites & Harbison apart from other law firms I use is the level of personal attention from all of the attorneys. The firm's philosophy is to do all they can to make the client's work life easier.

Trademark Law

David Nagle of Stites & Harbison is excellent. He does all my trademark and patent work, patent defenses, is good with customers, and is also the one that helps guide me to the other right people in the firm for my other needs. Top shelf!

Travis Cox Tarter Gate Company, LLC

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Stites & Harbison does a very good job in handling our legal needs.

Corporate Law

Stites & Harbison is client-focused.

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

We view Stites & Harbison as the preeminent Kentucky law firm. We have professionally worked with them for many decades.

Insurance Law

I have worked with Stites & Harbison attorney Janet Craig on issues related to health insurance and government-sponsored health insurance programs. She was extremely knowledgeable and well plugged in to relevant state agencies.

Environmental Law

Stites & Harbison is a great firm to work with.

Davin Adams Adams Corporations

Patent Law

Richard Myers of Stites & Harbison gives excellent, practical advice. His insights of USPTO practice (gained through his background as a patent examiner) are particularly appreciated.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Stites & Harbison always has a sense of urgency.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Stites & Harbison has an excellent breadth of attorneys who are respected experts in the commercial banking and lending and construction law space. The firm values its customer relationships. The firm does a great job of highlighting critical changes and cases through its on-line media. The CLEs provided by the firm are professional, interesting, dynamic and well attended.

Health Care Law

Janet Craig at Stites & Harbison is the best health care attorney in Kentucky.

Bob Schmidt Central Kentucky Radiology

Commercial Litigation

Stites & Harbison has extremely responsive, first rate litigators who are excellent attorneys to work with.

Tony Cascino AVMA/PLIT

Litigation - Bankruptcy

The attorneys at Stites & Harbison provide exceptional representation of their creditor clients in the area of Litigation-Bankruptcy. They have successfully prosecuted several non-dischargeable adversary proceedings for my company. Chrisandrea Turner in Stites' Lexington bankruptcy practice group is an excellent advocate and counselor.

Environmental Law

In my capacity at General Manager of Matt Canestrale Contracting, Inc. I have personal experience dealing with William Gorton, Blaine Early, Marshall Hixon and Lisa Rogers at Stites & Harbison. If I had to assess the caliber of the whole firm from these individuals I would give the firm the highest rating. I have high expectations for counsel representing our company and the group at Stites sets the bar for the industry.

John Wicker Matt Canestrale Contracting, Inc.

Trademark Law

We work with Alex McKay in Stites & Harbison's Nashville office. She is great to work with. She is very responsive and knowledgeable.

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Stites & Harbison does great work.

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