November 30, 2015

Lea Pauley Goff and Richard G. Griffith named among Top 50 Kentucky Super Lawyers

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Kenneth R. Sagan
Member, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

For earning a high level of peer recognition and professional achievement, 60 Stoll Keenon Ogden attorneys are listed among Kentucky Super Lawyers for 2016.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

For the 4th consecutive year, Lea Pauley Goff ranked among Kentucky’s Top 25 Women Super Lawyers. Goff, who chairs SKO’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice, is joined by Richard G. Griffith, the firm’s Workplace Law department chair, on the Top 50 Kentucky Super Lawyer list for 2016.

The annual Kentucky Super Lawyers list recognizes the commonwealth’s top attorneys and is a trusted reference source for attorneys, corporations and consumers seeking legal counsel. The 43 SKO attorneys recognized as 2016 Kentucky Super Lawyers and their respective areas of practice are:

James D. Allen, Employment & Labor
Douglas C. Ballantine, Business Litigation
John T. Ballantine, ADR
P. Douglas Barr, Business Litigation
Perry M. Bentley, General Litigation
John W. Bilby, Business Litigation
Scott W. Brinkman, Real Estate
Jamie Brodsky, Banking
William W. Davis, Government Finance
Craig C. Dilger, Business Litigation
Timothy J. Eifler, Tax
D. Randall Gibson, Estate & Probate
Adam T. Goebel, Business Litigation
Lea Pauley Goff, Business Litigation
Richard G. Griffith, Employment & Labor
Culver V. Halliday, Business Litigation
C. Kent Hatfield, Utilities
Samuel D. Hinkle IV, Business Litigation
Erica L. Horn, Tax
William J. Hunter Jr., Antitrust Litigation
Mark T. Hurst, Business Litigation
W. Gregory King, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
William M. Lear Jr., Land Use/Zoning
R. David Lester, Business/Corporate
Steven B. Loy, Civil Litigation: Defense
James B. Martin Jr., Tax
Sharon A. Mattingly, Employee Benefits
R. Burl McCoy Jr., Criminal Defense: White Collar
Richard A. Nunnelley, Real Estate
Eileen M. O’Brien, Civil Litigation: Defense
Laura H. Pulliam, Intellectual Property
Kendrick R. Riggs, Utilities
David T. Royse, Business Litigation
Kenneth R. Sagan, Mergers & Acquisitions
Walter L. Sales, Employment & Labor
John O. Sheller, Employment & Labor
Bruce Simpson Jr., Land Use/Zoning
Jennifer S. Smart, Tax
J. David Smith Jr., Mergers & Acquisitions
John G. Treitz Jr., Real Estate
Palmer G. Vance II, Business Litigation
Robert M. Watt III, Utilities
Ernest W. Williams, Mergers & Acquisitions
Thomas M. Williams, Employment & Labor

Of the 60 SKO attorneys recognized by Kentucky Super Lawyers, 17 were listed among Rising Stars. To achieve Rising Star status, candidates must be 40 years old or younger, in practice for 10 years or less, and meet the Super Lawyers selection criteria. Less than 2.5 percent of Kentucky’s eligible attorneys are named Rising Stars. SKO’s 2016 Rising Stars and their respective areas of practice are:

Sarah Jackson Bishop, Business Litigation
Monica Braun, Energy & Resources
Justin D. Clark, Business Litigation
Allison Donovan, Business/Corporate
Barry Dunn, Business Litigation
Angela S. Fetcher, Business Litigation
Carl N. Frazier, Civil Litigation: Defense
Dana Howard, Intellectual Property
Brad S. Keeton, Antitrust Litigation
Matthew R. Lindblom, Bankruptcy: Business
Elizabeth S. Muyskens, Employment & Labor
Emily L. Pagorski, Bankruptcy: Business
Matthew R. Parsons, Employee Benefits
Christopher E. Schaefer, Business Litigation
Alexander G. Staffieri, Business/Corporate
Michael G. Swansburg Jr., Employment & Labor
Eric M. Weihe, Business Litigation

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