LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2017)—Three Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC attorneys are among the nation’s most notable up-and-coming litigators listed in the 2017 Benchmark Litigation Under 40 Hot List.
SKO’s Monica Braun, Carl Frazier and Brad Keeton are three of the four Kentucky attorneys making the list of 344 lawyers nationwide who earned a position in this prestigious compilation.
Lawyers on the list are at the partner level of their respective firms who are age 40 or younger, have participated in some of their firms’ most noteworthy cases, and have earned praise from clients and peers regarding the quality of their work.
A member of the Business Litigation practice, Braun focuses on intellectual property litigation. She recently represented the Kentucky Horse Racing commission in a dormant commerce clause challenge regarding an industry-standard regulation pertaining to the purchase of horses in claiming races. Braun obtained a summary judgment upholding the constitutionality of the regulation and the decision was affirmed on appeal.
Frazier is a member of the Business Litigation and Tort, Trial & Insurance Services practices. He is experienced in a variety of industries including insurance, technology, public utilities, transportation, education and government entities. Frazier’s practice includes defending claims of products liability, professional negligence and insurance bad faith as well as matters involving antitrust, appellate advocacy, internal investigations/compliance and constitutional law. His professionalism and service have been recognized by numerous awards, including as 2016 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Kentucky Bar Association and one of three finalists considered by the American Bar Association for 2016 William Reece Jr. National Outstanding Young Lawyer.
Keeton is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation, Mineral & Environmental Law and Tort, Trial & Insurance practices. Hi practice focuses on business litigation, antitrust matters, complex commercial litigation and insurance defense. Keeton has achieved notable favorable results, including successfully defending a large automobile manufacturer on a multimillion dollar claim through summary judgment and a jury verdict in the client’s favor.