Stites and Harbison PLLC is one of oldest law firms in the country. It is also one of the largest law firms situated in Southeastern United States. With approximately 240 attorneys, the firm specializes in trusts and estate planning, torts and insurance practice, real estate, health care, family law, environmental, natural resources and energy, employment, business litigation, and banking laws. Attorneys at Stites and Harbison PLLC are award winning lawyers with seven of them being fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. 75 attorneys of the firm have been included in the prestigious The Best Lawyers in America 2012 edition. The firm is known for excelling in complex regulatory matters, litigation and sophisticated transactions.
A University of Kentucky College of Law graduate, Kenneth R. Sagan is the Chairman of Stites and Harbison PLLC. His area of expertise is business law with special focus on finance, mergers and acquisitions. Sagan is admitted to practice before the bar of the state of Kentucky and is further an active member of the Corporation, Banking, and Business Law Section of the Kentucky Bar Association. He is also a noted speaker and a published writer of various scholarly articles. Sagan was also included amongst the prestigious Kentucky Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. Described by ChambersUSA 2010 as “… one of the paragons of Kentucky law.” Kennedy Helm III is the Chairman Emeritus of Stites and Harbison PLLC. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and permitted to practice before the Kentucky Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is an expert on airport law and focuses on banking, finance and business laws. He, too, is author of several scholarly articles and a noted speaker.
The firm has been recognized by the Louisville Pro Bono Consortium as a Public Service Challenge Pacesetter for making each attorney devote 50 hours to Pro Bono work annually. Furthermore, the Nashville Bar Association, too, has commended the firm on its firm commitment to community service.