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Alexander G. Staffieri

Member, Louisville

Alex is a Member of Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Louisville office and has been with the firm since 2011. A versatile attorney with substantial expertise in business and finance law, Alex contributes to multiple practice groups and handles complex business transactions.

Alex represents national, regional and community banks, along with strategic investors and borrowers. He also counsels the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority, providing documentation for many of the Authority's financial incentive programs.

Over the course of his career, Alex has been honored for his legal accomplishments with numerous recognitions, including a 2017 Rising Star listing in the Kentucky Super Lawyers peer review publication.

Corporate Finance & Lending: For financial institutions, Alex provides representation on a full spectrum of credit transactions, including commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate lending, asset-based lending, structured finance and workout arrangements.

Real Estate: Alex represents corporate clients in connection with the acquisition, sale and financing of real estate and developments throughout the region. He serves as counsel to developers, participants and lenders in this arena.

Business Services: Alex assists corporate clients with a wide variety of transactional matters that are necessary for succeeding in a complicated marketplace. He works with companies in documenting and finalizing multimillion-dollar contract deals and he supports multigenerational families in business succession planning.

Mergers & Acquisitions: Financial negotiations are the underpinning of the sale of a business, and Alex brings his experience to the table to make the process as smooth as possible for clients. He represents clients in a variety of industries, ranging from hospitality to technology.

Securities & Corporate Governance: Alex regularly represents clients both small and large to help them navigate complexities associated with corporate governance, securities issuance and compliance, and regulatory matters.

University of Kentucky College of Law
2011, J.D., cum laude
University of Notre Dame
2008, M.S.A., magna cum laude
University of Notre Dame
2007, B.B.A., magna cum laude


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law, 2021 - present
  • Kentucky Rising Stars® Honoree, 2015 - 2023
  • Kentucky Law Journal, Volume 99, articles editor
  • James L. Rose Scholarship, University of Kentucky College of Law
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  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association, Taxation Section, vice chairman
  • Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Board Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville
  • University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Adjunct Professor
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Work Highlights

Structured Finance; Real Estate Financing

Represented bank client in the documentation, negotiation and participation of the simultaneous closing of $40 million credit facility used by the borrower to finance accounts receivable and inventory in connection with its manufacturing business located in Tennessee, and a $6 million real estate facility used to acquire certain real property located in Tennessee.

Real Estate and Construction Finance – Multi-Purpose Commercial Space

Represented bank client in connection with its financing of a $100 million multi-purpose development located in downtown Lexington. The project included the construction of an underground parking garage, office building, residential suites and commercial space.

Real Estate Finance – Medical Office Building

Represented bank client in the documentation, negotiation and participation of a $48 million credit facility used by the borrower to finance the construction of a pediatric hospital owned and operated by an affiliate of the University of Louisville.  SKO represented the bank in the subsequent semi-permanent financing for the credit facility, which was closed in April 2017, and is currently serving as both bank and bond counsel in connection with the conversion of the existing credit facility to a tax exempt facility.

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