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118 SKO Attorneys Named to “2023 U.S. News Best Lawyers® in America”

LOUISVILLE, KY. – Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (SKO) is pleased to announce that 118 of its attorneys have been named to the 2023 U.S. News Best Lawyers® in America. In total, 100 SKO attorneys were named to “Best Lawyers” and 18 were name to “Ones to Watch” across the five offices in Indiana and Kentucky. Ten SKO attorneys were named “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective markets.

“It’s a great honor to have 118 SKO attorneys across our five offices recognized as “U.S. News Best Lawyers in America®.” said P. Douglas Barr, Managing Director with Stoll Keenon Ogden. “Our peers are telling us what we already know — that our lawyers are among the most skilled in the country. We are honored this year to have a total of 17 of our younger attorneys named to “Ones to Watch”.” Barr continued “I am humbled to be included among our 10 attorneys who received “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practice areas. These attorneys are a valued part of the foundation of both our firm and our community and I cannot think of any attorneys who are more deserving.”

U.S. News Lawyer of the Year 2023:

Louisville:

Jamie S. Brodsky, Banking and Finance Law

Lea Pauley Goff, Litigation — Bankruptcy

Lexington:

Damon R. Talley, Utilities Law

George D. Smith, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

P. Douglas Barr, Bet-the-Company Litigation

Sam Reinhardt, Labor Law — Management

Indianapolis:

Norris Cunningham, Arbitration

Ronald Katz, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Donn H. Wray, Litigation — Insurance

Evansville:

Kelly A. Lonnberg, Family Law

U.S. News Best Lawyers in America® 2023:

Louisville:

Douglas C. Ballantine, (2003) Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation — Intellectual Property

John W. Bilby, (2007): Commercial Litigation, Litigation — Real Estate, Litigation — Securities, Litigation — Trusts and Estates, and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants

Jamie S. Brodsky, (2013) Banking and Finance Law, and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Ashley J. Butler, (2023) Litigation — Health Care

Jeffrey A. Calabrese, (2015) Employment Law — Management

Craig C. Dilger, (2012) Commercial Litigation, Litigation — Environmental, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Timothy J. Eifler, (2006) Tax Law

Kaitlyn George, (2022) Real Estate Law

Randall Gibson, (2013) Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates

Adam Goebel, (2023) Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, and Litigation — Environmental

Lea Pauley Goff, (2012) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation — Banking and Finance, and Litigation — Bankruptcy

Culver V. Halliday, (2013) Commercial Litigation

Kent Hatfield, (19912) Administrative / Regulatory Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Communications Law, and Energy Law

Mark T. Hurst, (2014) Commercial Litigation

Brad Keeton, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Karen L. Keith, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Gregory King, (2001) Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law —- Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation — Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law — Defendants

Katherine P. Langan, (2021) Trusts and Estates

Matthew Lindblom, (2023) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

James B. Martin Jr., (2007) Litigation and Controversy — Tax, and Tax Law

Emily Mattingly, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Sharon A. Mattingly, (2001) Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Beth McMasters, (2023) Litigation — Health Care

Emily Pagorski, (2022) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Kendrick R. Riggs, (1997) Administrative / Regulatory Law, Communications Law, Energy Law, and Utilities Law

Thomas E. Rutledge, (2006) Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Anthony Schnell, (2021) Real Estate Law

John O. Sheller, (2010) Employment Law — Management, Labor Law — Management, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Alexander G. Staffieri, (2021) Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law

John G. Treitz Jr., (2012) Banking and Finance Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law

Lynn H. Wangerin, (2010) Information Technology Law

Eric M. Weihe, (2021) Litigation — Health Care, and Litigation — Insurance

Ernest W. Williams, (2001) Corporate Law

Thomas M. Williams, (2005) Employment Law — Management, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Lexington:

Adam M. Back, (2016) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation — Bankruptcy

Charles R. Baesler Jr., (2014): Immigration Law

Gary W. Barr, (1989) Real Estate Law

P. Douglas Barr, (2006) Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, and Litigation — Intellectual Property

Joseph Beavin, (2008) Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Monica Braun, (2021) Commercial Litigation

Walter R. Byrne Jr., (2007) Banking and Finance Law, and Financial Services Regulation Law

Allison Cooke, (2022) Employment Law — Individuals

Harry Dadds, (2017) Health Care Law

Allison J. Donovan, (2020) Banking and Finance Law, and Real Estate Law

Richard G. Griffith, (2006) Employment Law — Management, Labor Law — Management, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Chapman Hopkins, (2019) Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, and Litigation — Banking and Finance

Dana Howard, (2022) Commercial Litigation

Lindsey W. Ingram III, (2013) Administrative / Regulatory Law, and Energy Law

William M. Lear Jr., (1989) Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation — Land Use and Zoning, Litigation — Real Estate

David Lester, (1995) Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Steven B. Loy, (2011) Commercial Litigation, and Litigation — Banking and Finance

Nick Nicholson, (2022) Animal Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Richard A. Nunnelley, (2009) Real Estate Law

Todd S. Page, (2021) Litigation — Insurance

Matthew R. Parsons, (2021) Commercial Litigation, Employment Law — Individuals, Employment Law — Management, Labor Law — Union, and Litigation — Real Estate

Gregory D. Pavey, (2015) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Adam C. Reeves, (2020) Appellate Practice, and Commercial Litigation

Sarah Reeves, (2023) Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Sam Reinhardt, (2022) Employment Law — Individuals, Employment Law — Management, and Labor Law — Management

Douglas P. Romaine, (2007) Tax Law

Kenneth R. Sagan, (2007) Corporate Law

Shannon “AJ” Singleton, (2021) Commercial Litigation

Kif H. Skidmore, (2020) Commercial Litigation, Employment Law — Individuals, Employment Law — Management, Labor Law — Management, Labor Law — Union, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions — Defendants, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions — Plaintiffs

George D. Smith, (2019) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Real Estate Law

Larry A. Sykes, (2011) Employment Law — Individuals, Employment Law — Management, Labor Law — Management, Labor Law — Union, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Palmer G. Vance II, (2012) Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants

Frank L. Wilford, (2018) Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, and Real Estate Law

Timothy Wiseman, (2022) Commercial Litigation

Gerald E. Wuetcher, (2021) Utilities Law

Indianapolis:

Glenn D. Bowman, (2019) Insurance Law, and Litigation — Insurance

Dennis Cantrell, (2022) Environmental Law, Insurance Law, and Litigation — Insurance

Norris Cunningham, (2017) Arbitration, Health Care Law, and Litigation – Health Care

Tricia Freije, (2022) Litigation — Health Care

Michael Gabovitch, (2022) Real Estate Law

Jeffrey A. Hearn, (2020) Real Estate Law

Timothy Hurlbut, (2021) Commercial Finance Law, and Real Estate Law

Ronald Katz, (2022) Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Real Estate Law, and Trusts and Estates

Kristopher N. Kazmierczak, (2023) Litigation — Labor and Employment

Michael Kerschner, (2022) Real Estate Law

Offer Korin, (2016) Commercial Litigation, and Litigation — Labor and Employment

Jason Lueking, (2020) Real Estate Law

Jarrod Malone, (2022) Health Care Law, and Litigation — Health Care

Susan E. Mehringer, (2023) Litigation — Insurance

Bernard L. Pylitt, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Christopher L. Riegler, (2022) Health Care Law, and Litigation — Health Care

Donald J. Smith, (2022) Real Estate Law

Kathryn A. Watson, (2023) Environmental Law, and Litigation — Environmental

Donn H. Wray, (2018) Donn H. Wray, Environmental Law, and Litigation — Insurance

Sally Franklin Zweig, (2016) Health Care Law, and Litigation — Health Care

Evansville:

John P. Broadhead, (2020) Banking and Finance Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Corporate Law, and Trusts and Estates

Joseph H. Langerak IV, (2022): Litigation — Banking and Finance

Krista B. Lockyear, (2023) Business Organizations (including LLCs and

Partnerships), Land Use and Zoning Law, and Real Estate Law

Kelly A. Lonnberg, (2019) Family Law

Andrew Nestrick, (2022) Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Elder Law, Trusts and Estates

John A. Thomason, (2016) Natural Resources Law

Christopher C. Wischer, (2019) Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation — Land Use and Zoning, and Real Estate Law

Ted C. Ziemer IV, (2021) Real Estate Law, and Trusts and Estates

Frankfort:

Paul Harnice, (2021) Commercial Litigation

Robert W. Kellerman, (2016): Commercial Litigation

Hodgenville:

Damon R. Talley, (2021) Utilities Law

U.S. News Best Lawyers Ones to Watch 2023:

U.S. News Best Lawyers Ones to Watch identifies attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. “Ones to Watch” recipients typically have been in practice for five-nine years.

Louisville:

Steven T. Clark, (2021) Labor and Employment Law — Management

Chadler M. Hardin (2021) Commercial Litigation

Elizabeth B. Hurley, (2021) Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate Law

Shawn M. Spalding, (2021) Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Lexington:

Patrick T. Eavenson, (2023) Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law — Management, and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants

Dominick Ellis, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Felisa S. Moore, (2023) Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation — Bankruptcy

Lilian Williams, (2023) Commercial Litigation

Timothy R. Wiseman, (2021) Corporate Law

Indianapolis:

Taylor Bonacorsi, (2022) Health Care Law

Cameron Bosak, (2023) Transportation Law

John P. Higgins, (2023) Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), and Construction Law

Rachel Johnson, (2023) Health Care Law

Chuck Niblick, (2023) Commercial Litigation, and Insurance Law

Brian Park, (2023) Health Care Law

Angela M. Rinehart, (2023) Health Care Law

Jenna Shives, (2022) Commercial Litigation

Evansville:

William E. Cartwright, (2022) Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

About Best Lawyers® — Founded more than 30 years ago, Best Lawyers has become a highly-respected attorney ranking service. Centered on a rigorous peer-reviewed process, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered an honor that cannot be bought. Attorneys featured in U.S. News Best Lawyers in America® exemplify legal excellence in their geographic region and practice area.

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About Stoll Keenon Ogden. With approximately 180 attorneys in five cities in Kentucky and Indiana, SKO is an established law firm representing clients on local, state, national and international levels. Tracing our history back to 1897, our commitment to client service is demonstrated through enduring relationships built on honest, experienced, and trusted counsel. To learn more, visit SKOfirm.com or contact Anne-Marie Farrow, 317.396.2585 or anne-marie.farrow@skofirm.com.