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									WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE
                                                               University. Wintergerst     Kentucky College of Law. As a law stu-
ON THE MOVE                                                    received her B.A. from      dent, Cordes was a member of the Trial
                   The law firm of                             Indiana University and      Advocacy Board and received the book
                   Goldberg Simpson is                         her J.D., cum laude,        award for the highest grade in her fam-
                   pleased to announce                         from the University of      ily law class. She will concentrate her
                   that Anetria Connell                        Louisville Louis D.         practice in the area of family law.
                   has joined the firm as                      Brandeis School of
                   an associate in the                         Law. Both Melton’s          Charles W. Arnold and Christopher
                   Corporate and Tax           Chris Melton    and Wintergerst’s prac-     D. Miller are pleased to announce the
                   Practice Group. Her                         tices concentrate on        formation of Arnold & Miller, PLC.
  Anetria Connell practice primarily                           healthcare law, includ-     Their contact information is: Arnold &
                   includes corporate and                      ing long-term care          Miller, PLC, Victorian Square, 401 W.
business, tax, real estate and securities                      facilities, Medicare        Main Street, Suite 303, Lexington,
matters. Connell graduated from                                and Medicaid billing        Kentucky 40507. Telephone: (859) 381-
Carleton College in 1999 and earned her                        and compliance, pro-        9999. Facsimile: (859) 389-6666.
J.D. from The George Washington                                fessional licensure,        Email:
University Law School in 2004 where                            STARK, anti-kickback,       and
she graduated with honors. Connell was           Jennifer      and EMTALA, as well
admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 2005            Wintergerst   as general counsel                              Wyatt, Tarrant &
and the Ohio Bar in 2004.                                     services and white col-                         Combs, LLP, is
                                            lar criminal defense. Prior to joining the                        pleased to announce
                   Mary Moorhouse has       firm, both Melton and Wintergerst served                          that Allison L.
                   joined the law firm of   as Assistant Attorneys Generals where                             Grogan and
                   Sullivan, Mountjoy,      they prosecuted cases in the Medicaid                             Courtney Ross
                   Stainback & Miller       Fraud and Abuse Control Division.                                 Samford have joined
                   PSC as an associate.                                                                       the firm’s Lexington
                   Moorhouse, an            Wilson Elser has expanded its national          Allison L. Grogan office. Grogan was a
                   Owensboro High           healthcare practice with the addition of                          former summer asso-
                   School alumnus, grad-    Linda M. Stimmel and James Burd as                                ciate at Wyatt in 2009.
 Mary Moorhouse uated from Indiana          two new partners and the opening of a                             She received her J.D.
                  University in 2007        new Louisville office. Stimmel was a                              from the University of
with a degree in Psychology and             founding partner of Stewart & Stimmel                             Kentucky College of
Criminal Justice. She is a 2010 graduate    LLP, of Dallas, Texas. Her extensive                              Law in May 2010 and
of Valparaiso University School of Law.     practice addresses transactional matters,                         her B.A., magna cum
                                            and the operational and regulatory issues                         laude, in English
Spurgeon & Tinker is pleased to             of the healthcare industry. She represents         Courtney R.    Writing and Spanish
announce that Matthew Barszcz has           hospitals, physicians and other health               Samford      in 2006 from DePauw
joined the firm. Barszcz is a 2010 grad-    care providers. She is licensed in Texas                          University. Samford
uate of the University of Kentucky          and Kentucky, and will travel between          was a former summer associate at Wyatt
College of Law, where he was elected to     Wilson Elser’s Dallas office and the new       in 2008. She received her J.D. from the
the Order of the Coif and served as a       Louisville office, located at 100 Mallard      University of Kentucky in May 2010
staff member of the Kentucky Law            Creek Road, Suite 400-A. Burd will lead        and her B.A. in Government in 2006
Journal. During law school Barszcz was      Wilson Elser’s entry into the Louisville       from Centre College.
the recipient of numerous scholarships      market. He has experience in long-term
and won the Best Appellee Brief Award       care and medical malpractice cases as                            The law firm of
for the Reed Writing Club. Barszcz will     well as general liability litigation at both                     Goldberg Simpson is
concentrate his practice at Spurgeon &      the state and federal level. He is also a                        pleased to announce
Tinker in the area of plaintiff and         Fellow in The Litigation Counsel of                              that Hans
defense, catastrophic litigation, insur-    America, a trial lawyer honorary society                         Pfaffenberger has
ance defense and civil litigation.          composed of less than one-half of one                            joined the Family
                                            percent of American lawyers.                                     Law Practice Group.
Weber & Rose, P.S.C., is pleased to                                                                          Pfaffenberger has
announce that Chris Melton and              Lindsay A. Cordes, has become associ-                 Hans       been with the firm
Jennifer Wintergerst have joined the        ated with the Louisville law firm of              Pfaffenberger  since 2006 and has
firm as associates. Melton received his     Fernandez Haynes & Kohn PLLC.                                    worked in the areas of
B.A., cum laude, from the University of     Cordes is a graduate of the University         insurance defense and general litiga-
Louisville and his J.D. from Washington     of Kentucky and the University of              tion. Pfaffenberger was previously with
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the Louisville Public Defender’s Office       sional organizations including the          University of Louisville Louis D.
and is a 2002 graduate of the                 American, Kentucky and Louisville Bar       Brandeis School Of Law. Ward’s inter-
University of Louisville Louis D.             Associations.                               est is in business and commercial law.
Brandeis School of Law.
                                              Napier Gault, PLC, is pleased to            Ricketts Law Offices is proud to
                     Gwin Steinmetz &         announce that Nicole Willet-Jones has       announce that Ashley Gillenwater Eade
                     Baird is pleased to      joined the firm as an associate. Willet-    has joined as Of Counsel. Eade practices
                     announce that            Jones graduated from the University of      family, civil and criminal litigation.
                     Chelsea L.               San Diego in 2001 and earned her J.D.
                     Castiglioni has joined   from Northern Kentucky University           Baker Hostetler announced the contin-
                     the firm as an associ-   Salmon P. Chase College of Law in           ued expansion of its Cincinnati office
                     ate. Castiglioni         2008. She will be concentrating her         with the addition of partner W. Ashley
                     received her B.A. in     practice in the areas of medical negli-     Hess. Hess, who was previously a part-
    Chelsea L.       Political Science from   gence and insurance defense.                ner at Greenebaum Doll & McDonald,
    Castiglioni      Rhodes College and                                                   has joined the firm’s Business Group.
                     earned her J.D.,         Andrew M. Palmer, an associate at           As a member of the Business Group,
magna cum laude, from the University          Frost Brown Todd, practices in the          Hess will continue to focus his practice
of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School        firm’s Louisville office in the Insurance   on mergers and acquisitions, corporate
of Law in 2010. She devotes her prac-         and Tort Defense Practice Group. Mr.        governance as well as general business
tice to civil litigation defense.             Palmer graduated from the University of     counseling for entrepreneurs and public
                                              Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of      and private companies. Hess is active
                   Fulton & Devlin,           Law, where he was valedictorian and         with the Cincinnati Chapter of the
                   LLC, is pleased to         received several achievements, such as      Association for Corporate Growth
                   announce that Emily        the Kentucky Defense Counsel Award          (ACG), and currently serves on the
                   A. Faith has joined the    for Torts Law and the L. Leroy              organization’s Board of Directors. Hess
                   firm. Faith graduated      Highbaugh, Sr. Award for Property Law.      is also active in the Mergers &
                   from the University of     He was also the managing editor for the     Acquisitions Committee of the
                   Louisville with a B.A.     University of Louisville Law Review.        American Bar Association’s Business
                   in Political Science                                                   Law Section.
  Emily A. Faith   and a minor degree,                           Courtney L. Graham
                  with honors, in                                and David N. Ward                           The law firm of
History. She graduated from the                                  were hired as associ-                       Barnett, Benvenuti
University of Louisville Louis D.                                ates with the firm of                       & Butler PLLC is
Brandeis School of Law in 1990. Her                              Hectus & Strause                            pleased to announce
practice is concentrated on workers’                             PLLC. Graham                                that Bradley J. Sayles
compensation, insurance defense and                              received her B.S. from                      has joined the firm as
subrogation.                                                     the University of                           an associate. Sayles, a
                                                 Courtney L.     Louisville and J.D.                         2010 graduate of the
                   Hall, Render, Killian,          Graham        from the University of    Bradley J. Sayles University of
                   Heath & Lyman                                 Louisville Louis D.                         Kentucky College of
                   announced the hiring                          Brandeis School of       Law, concentrates his practice in the
                   of associate attorney,                        Law, where she was a     area of health care law and litigation.
                   Daniel E. Fuchs.                              member of the
                   Fuchs will practice in                        Journal of Animal and                     The law firm of Stites
                   the areas of real estate                      Environmental Law.                        & Harbison
                   and construction in                           Graham is a contribut-                    announced the addi-
 Daniel E. Fuchs the firm’s Louisville                           ing writer for Beyond                     tion of Brittany
                   office. He now repre-        David N. Ward    Blue Magazine and an                      Cross, a new associ-
sents public and private construction                            Educator/Collaborator                     ate based in the
owners, general and specialty contrac-        for OCEANS Aware, located in South                           Louisville office.
tors, material suppliers, design profes-      Africa. Her practice areas include busi-                     Cross is a member of
sionals, and bonding companies across         ness litigation, environmental, adminis-      Brittany Cross the Torts & Insurance
the country on engineering and con-           trative and criminal matters. Ward                           Practice Service
struction-related issues. Fuchs graduated     received his bachelor’s degree in           Group. She graduated summa cum laude
cum laude from the University of              finance, summa cum laude, from the          and Order of the Coif from the
Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of        University of Kentucky in December          University of Kentucky College of Law
Law and is a member of several profes-        2005 and earned his J.D. from the           in 2010. Cross was notes editor of the
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Kentucky Law Journal, Volume 98.             Daniel G. Mudd has joined the firm as                           Lexington office.
Prior to joining the firm, Cross was a       an associate. Mudd joins Greenebaum                             Johnson joins the firm
summer associate for Stites & Harbison       as a member of the Tax and Finance                              as a member of the
in 2008 and 2009. She is admitted to         Practice Group. He is also a member of                          Health Care Service
practice in Kentucky.                        the firm’s Federal, State and Local Tax                         Group. Her practice
                                             Teams. After receiving degrees in                               focuses on health care
                   Stites & Harbison         Finance and Business Management at                              law and regulatory
                   welcomes attorney         the University of Kentucky, Mudd                                insurance issues. From
                   Carter Vance to the       focused primarily on transactional law       Elizabeth “Betsy” January 2008 through
                   Louisville office.        while pursuing his J.D. at the University         Johnson       Sept. 30, 2010,
                   Vance joins the firm      of Kentucky College of Law.                                     Johnson served as the
                   as an associate. Vance                                                 Commissioner for the Commonwealth
                   is a member of the                            Reminger Co, LPA, is     of Kentucky’s Department for Medicaid
                   Business & Finance                            pleased to announce      Services. Her career highlights include
   Carter Vance    Service Group. He is a                        the addition of attor-   practicing as a staff attorney for the
                   transactional lawyer                          ney Danielle             Kentucky Court of Appeals, as an
focusing on corporate finance, mergers                           Ravencraft to its Fort   administrative law judge with the
and acquisitions and general corporate                           Mitchell office.         Cabinet for Health and Family Services,
law. He has also represented lenders and                         Ravencraft focuses her   as counsel to the Kentucky Department
borrowers in connection with senior                              legal practice in the    of Insurance, as counsel to the
secured lending and related matters.              Danielle       areas of general tort    Legislative Research Commission and
Vance graduated from Duke University             Ravencraft      liability, commercial    as Deputy Commissioner for the
in 2006, with his J.D., as well as his                           premises liability,      Kentucky Department for Employee
M.B.A. While attending Duke                  employment practices and workers’ com-       Insurance, prior to becoming Medicaid
University, he was an international man-     pensation. She is currently licensed in      Commissioner. Johnson earned her J.D.
agement exchange student at The              Kentucky and the Western District of         from Temple University School of Law
London School of Economics and               Kentucky. Graduating magna cum laude         in 1994. She received her B.A., with
Political Science, London, England,          from Northern Kentucky University            distinction, in Political Science from the
September through December, 2005.            Salmon P. Chase College of Law in May        University of Kentucky in 1991. She is
Vance earned his B.A. in Physics from        2010, Ravencraft served an associate edi-    a member of the Kentucky Bar
the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.      tor for NKU’s Law Review and success-        Association.
                                             fully competed in several national trial
                   The law firm of           team and moot court competitions. She                            Wyatt, Tarrant &
                   Bowles Rice               received the award for Best Speaker at                           Combs, LLP, is
                   McDavid Graff &           both the 2009 National Adoption and                              pleased to welcome
                   Love LLP is pleased       Child Welfare Moot Court Competition                             Gary T. Banet to its
                   to announce that attor-   and the 2010 National Moot Court                                 Estate Planning
                   ney Dana Elyse            Championship. Upon graduation,                                   Group. Licensed to
                   Daughetee has joined      Ravencraft was inducted into the Order                           practice in both
                   the firm as an associ-    of Barristers, a national honorary organi-                       Kentucky and Indiana,
     Dana E.       ate in the firm’s         zation recognizing graduating law stu-          Gary T. Banet    Banet works from
    Daughetee      Lexington office.         dents excelling in oral and written                              Wyatt’s Louisville,
                   Daughetee is focusing     advocacy. Ravencraft is a member of vari-    Ky., and New Albany, Ind., offices,
her practice in the area of business and     ous professional bar associations, includ-   focusing his practice on estate planning,
commercial litigation and insurance          ing the American, Kentucky and Northern      estate and trust administration, and
defense. She received her law degree         Kentucky Bar Associations. She also          estate and trust litigation. An active
from the University of Kentucky              serves as an advisor for Chase College of    member of the southern Indiana com-
College of Law in 2010, where she was        Law’s Moot Court Board, where she            munity, Banet is president of the Floyd
a Special Features Editor of the             coaches law students participating in        County Humane Society and serves on
Kentucky Law Journal and a Moot              national moot court competitions.            the Board of Directors for the Floyd
Court member. She received her under-                                                     County Youth Services Bureau.
graduate degree in English from Eastern      Don Ridings Jr. has been elected to the      Professionally, he is secretary of the
Kentucky University in 2007, graduat-        partnership of Covington & Burling           Kentuckiana Professionals Networking
ing summa cum laude.                         LLP in Washington, D.C.                      Association and is on the Southern
                                                                                          Indiana Estate Planning Council. Banet
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald                   Stites & Harbison welcomes attorney          is a member of the Louisville Bar
PLLC is pleased to announce that             Elizabeth “Betsy” Johnson to the             Association, the Floyd County, Indiana
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Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar                             from Madison, Ind.,      mediation. Bush is also a frequent
Association. Banet received a B.A. from                          and graduated cum        speaker to professionals and non-pro-
Indiana University. He also received a                           laude from Bryn          fessionals in the areas of medical negli-
M.S. from the University of Louisville,                          Mawr College in          gence, general tort liability and
and earned his J.D. from the University                          2002. Hart earned her    workers’ compensation. He is a member
of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School                           Juris Doctor at the      of the Kentucky Bar Association, the
of Law.                                                          University of            Northern Kentucky Bar Association, the
                                                                 Pittsburgh School of     Louisville Bar Association and the
                   Jeffrey C. Shipp has          Jayme Hart      Law. She was admit-      Defense Research Institute. Bush can
                   joined Wallace                               ted to the Kentucky       be reached by email at
                   Boggs, PLLC as a           Bar in October 2008 and began practic- or by calling
                   partner. Shipp prac-       ing in Louisville handling workers’         (859) 426-7222.
                   tices in the areas of      compensation matters prior to joining
                   litigation, personal       Goldberg Simpson. She is a member of                           Ferreri & Fogle,
                   injury, social security,   the Louisville and Kentucky Bar                                PLLC, is pleased to
                   worker’s compensa-         Associations, as well as the Kentucky                          announce the addition
  Jeffrey C. Shipp tion and municipal         Justice Association where she serves as                        of three new associ-
                   law. In addition,          a Young Lawyers’ Committee member.                             ates to its Ky. offices:
Shipp is a trained mediator and accepts                                                                      C. Jessica Pratt,
mediation cases in the Northern                                   Lori Ross, a partner                       Natalie Laszkowski,
Kentucky area. He is a member of the                              at Strauss & Troy,                         and Emily Faith
Kentucky Bar Association, Ohio Bar                                has been selected to      C. Jessica Pratt Wetmore Oakes.
Association, Northern Kentucky Bar                                serve as a mediator                        Pratt received her
Association, American Bar Association                             for the mediation                          B.A. in Political
and American Trial Lawyers                                        group at The Center                        Science from the
Association. He earned his law degree                             for Resolution of                          University of
from Northern Kentucky University                                 Disputes, LLC. The                         Kentucky in 1998
Salmon P. Chase College of Law in                 Lori Ross       Center primarily pro-                      and her J.D. from the
1985 and a B.A. at Northern Kentucky                             vides mediation serv-                       New England School
University in 1982.                           ices in Greater Cincinnati, Northern                           of Law in 2002.
                                              Kentucky and in other parts of Ohio,         Emily F. Wetmore Since that time she
                    The law firm of           Kentucky and Indiana. Lori will con-               Oakes       has practiced in the
                    Schiller Osbourn          tinue her active litigation practice at                        areas of employment
                    Barnes & Maloney,         Strauss & Troy, but will provide media-     discrimination, medical malpractice
                    PLLC, is pleased to       tion services exclusively through the       and product liability defense in both
                    announce that Kyle        Center. Ross is a graduate of Miami         New Jersey and New York Courts. She
                    M. Vaughn has             University and the University of            has joined the firm as an associate and
                    become associated         Cincinnati College of Law. She is           will be working out of Ferreri and
                    with the firm. Vaughn     admitted to practice in Ohio and            Fogle’s Florence, Ky., office in the
 Kyle M. Vaughn obtained his J.D.             Kentucky.                                   practice area of Workers’
                   from the University                                                    Compensation defense. Laszkowski
of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis                                  Reminger attorney        received her B.S. in Justice
School of Law, graduating cum laude,                             Mark R. Bush has         Administration in 2007 and her J.D.
and was admitted to practice in                                  recently been named      from the University of Louisville
Kentucky in 2009. He joins the firm as                           Co-Chair of              Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. As
an associate and will concentrate his                            Reminger’s Workers’      an associate, she will be assisting out
practice in insurance defense, specifi-                          Compensation             of Ferreri and Fogle’s Louisville and
cally including the areas of public sec-                         Practice Group. Bush     Lexington offices with both workers’
tor liability, personal injury and                               is a partner in the      compensation and civil matters. Oakes
employment law.                                  Mark R. Bush    firm’s Fort Mitchell     received her B.A. in History from
                                                                 and Lexington offices.   Alice Lloyd College with honors in
The law firm of Goldberg Simpson is           Since his admission to the Kentucky         2007 and her J.D. from Appalachian
pleased to announce the addition of an        Bar a decade ago, Bush has developed a      School of Law in 2010. She has joined
attorney in the insurance defense and         diverse litigation practice, representing   the firm as an associate and will be
general litigation areas. Jayme Hart          clients in numerous jury and bench tri-     working out of Ferreri and Fogle’s
joined the firm as an associate of            als, hearings, appellate review, adminis-   Lexington office in the area of work-
Goldberg Simpson. Hart is originally          trative proceedings and extensive           ers’ compensation.
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Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC is pleased                               Scott A. Best has          head up Miller Wells’ Government
to announce that four attorneys, all for-                        joined Wallace             Relations Practice Group and advise
mer SKO summer associates, have                                  Boggs, PLLC, as an         clients with overlapping legal and public
joined the firm’s Lexington and                                  associate. Best prac-      affairs needs. Brown graduated from
Louisville offices. Sarah Sloan Wilson                           tices in the areas of      Bellarmine University with a B.A.,
will practice law from the firm’s                                litigation, personal       magna cum laude, and an MBA, and
Lexington office, and Barry L. Dunn,                             injury, auto accidents,    from the University of Kentucky College
Christopher E. Schaefer and Michael                              construction litigation,   of Law with a J.D., with distinction.
G. Swansburg, Jr., will work from the          Scott A. Best     property damage, cor-
Louisville office. Sarah Sloan Wilson                            porate representation,     The former Clerk of the United States
earned a J.D. from the University of        divorce and family law, medical mal-            District Court for the Western District of
Kentucky College of Law, a Master of        practice, nursing home litigation and           Kentucky, Jeffrey A. Apperson,
Arts degree in Teaching from City           tractor trailer litigation. Best is a mem-      announced that he will assume the posi-
University in Washington and a              ber of the Kentucky Bar Association,            tion of Vice-President of the
Bachelor of Arts degree from the            Ohio Bar Association, Kentucky Justice          International Division of the National
University of Kentucky. She joins the       Association, Chase Alumni Association           Center for State Courts (NCSC). His
firm’s Business Entities and                and Salmon P. Chase American Inns of            headquarters will be in Washington,
Transactions Practice Group, as well as     Court (2010). He earned his law degree          D.C., where he will manage the interna-
the Real Estate, Finance and                from Northern Kentucky University               tional relations portfolio. Apperson is
Development Practice Group. Wilson          Salmon P. Chase College of Law and a            one of the longest serving Clerks of
was a summer associate in the SKO           B.S. at Northern Kentucky University.           Court in the federal judiciary, having
Lexington office in 2008. Wilson                                                            served as United States District Court
served as a law clerk to The Honorable                        Wyatt, Tarrant &              Clerk for 17 years and United States
Eugene E. Siler, Jr., in the U.S. Court                       Combs, LLP, is                Bankruptcy Court Clerk for nine years.
of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit from                         pleased to welcome J.
2009 to 2010. Swansburg was also an                           Brooken Smith to its
SKO summer associate, working in the                          Litigation and Dispute        IN THE NEWS
Louisville office in 2008. He joins the                       Resolution Service
firm’s Labor, Employment and                                  Team. Smith joins             Legal Services Corporation (LSC) hon-
Employee Benefits Practice Group, as                          Wyatt after serving as        ored Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP,
well as the Business Litigation Practice     J. Brooken Smith a law clerk to U.S.           during its Oct. 18, 2010, reception in
Group. Swansburg earned a J.D. at the                         District Judge                Louisville. This honor was in recognition
University of Louisville Louis D.           Gregory F. Van Tatenhove in the                 of Wyatt’s lawyers who provided assis-
Brandeis School of Law and a Bachelor       Eastern District of Kentucky. Prior to          tance to low-income individuals and
of Arts degree from James Madison           law school, he spent more than five             families through pro bono and other vol-
University. Christopher Schaefer, who       years in Washington, D.C., as a legisla-        unteer activities. Wyatt is the only firm
also worked in the SKO Louisville           tive aide to Senator Mitch McConnell            in Louisville, Ky., that has established a
office in 2008 as a summer associate,       and, most recently, as the legislative          fellowship program with the Legal Aid
joins the firm’s Business Litigation        director for former Rep. Anne Northup.          Society that fully funds the salary of a
Practice Group. He earned a J.D. from       Smith is a graduate of Georgetown               staff attorney. LSC grants are distributed
the University of Kentucky College of       University and received his J.D. from           to 136 nonprofit legal aid programs
Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree           the University of Kentucky College of           across the nation, including four in
from Bellarmine University. Schaefer        Law in May 2009.                                Kentucky – Legal Aid of the Bluegrass,
served as a law clerk to The Honorable                                                      Legal Aid Society, Appalachian Research
John G. Heyburn II in the United States                         Miller Wells PLLC           and Defense Fund of Kentucky and
District Court from 2009 to 2010. Barry                         has announced that          Kentucky Legal Aid.
Dunn, a summer associate in the                                 John Y. Brown III
Louisville office in 2008, joins the                            will be joining its         Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC and Frost
firm’s Utility and Energy Practice                              Louisville office as Of-    Brown Todd have recently been named
Group and the Business Litigation                               Counsel to the firm.        two of the Top Eight Best of
Practice Group. He earned a J.D. at the                         Brown, a former two-        Louisville™ Employers by Louisville
University of Louisville Louis D.                               term Kentucky Secre-        Magazine.
Brandeis School of Law, a Master of          John Y. Brown III tary of State and
Arts degree in Political Science from                           lieutenant gubernato-
the University of Cincinnati and a          rial candidate, is currently the president
Bachelor of Arts degree from Lindsey        of JYB3 Group, a public affairs firm              CLICK •
Wilson College.                             headquartered in Frankfort. Brown will
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Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC              the 2010 Amendments to Revised             elect of the KBA. She will serve as
is pleased to announce that Robert L.        Article 9. McGarvey is also Co-Chair       president for the KBA during the 2011-
Brown, a member in the firm’s                of the ABA’s Task Force for the enact-     2012 term. Keane received her J.D.,
Louisville office, has co-authored the       ment of the 2010 Amendments. He was        magna cum laude, from the University
book, Doing Business in Vietnam, 2010        also elected as a American Law             of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School
ed. (Thompson Reuters/West). This is         Institute member.                          of Law.
the second Doing Business book
Brown has written this year — the first                        Mark Jordan, a part-     C. Edward Hastie has returned to the
was Doing Business in South Korea.                             ner, and Verna West,     full-time practice of law at Morgan &
Brown is a member of Greenebaum’s                              a paralegal, both with   Pottinger, PSC, after spending the last
Corporate and Commercial Practice                              The Drew Law Firm        seven years as director of development
Group and is the firm’s International                          of downtown              and general counsel for a non-profit
Team Chair and China Team Chair. He                            Cincinnati, volun-       independent school in Fayette County.
has worked closely with international                          teered with other area   His areas of practice include trusts and
companies as an investment banker and                          attorneys and parale-    estates, probate, and estate planning.
attorney, serving both in-house and as         Mark Jordan     gals at the “Wills for   Hastie is located in M&P’s Lexington
an outside advisor, and has passed all                         First Responders”        office and can be reached at (859) 253-
four parts of the CPA exam. Brown is         event serving firefighters of the          1900 or
admitted as an attorney in New York,         Northeast Fire Collaborative, which
Washington, D.C., California and             consists of Blue Ash, Loveland-            Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC
Kentucky, and is qualified as a solicitor    Symmes, Mason, Sharonville and             is pleased to announce that Mark A.
in England and Wales, and Hong               Sycamore Township fire departments.        Loyd, a member in the firm’s
Kong.                                                                                   Louisville office, has been appointed a
                                                                Gess Mattingly &        chair of the Institute for Professionals
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC                                 Atchison, P.S.C.,       in Taxation (IPT)/American Bar
is pleased to announce that Richard S.                          announced that Lori     Association (ABA) Advanced Property
Cleary, a member in the firm’s                                  B. Shelburne, share-    Tax Seminar Committee. Loyd is a
Louisville office, has been re-elected to                       holder, has been        member of the firm’s Tax and Finance
the Council for the American Bar                                named a Fellow in the   Practice Group and is chair of the State
Association (ABA) Section of Labor                              American Academy        and Local Tax Team. Loyd’s practice
and Employment Law. Cleary will                                 of Matrimonial          includes acting as an advocate for
serve a second four-year term (2010-          Lori B. Shelburne Lawyers. Shelburne      clients in resolving disputes with tax
2014). The Council for the ABA                                  has been practicing     authorities (such as the Kentucky and
Section of Labor and Employment Law          with Gess Mattingly & Atchison for the     Indiana Departments of Revenue, local
is the leadership group for the 22,000-      last 13 years.                             tax authorities and the Internal Revenue
plus members of the Section.                                                            Service) involving income, gross
Membership on the Council is a recog-        Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC            receipts, sales and use, property, fran-
nition of significant contributions to the   is pleased to announce that Margaret       chise/license and excise taxes –
profession. Cleary is the Chairman of        E. Keane was selected president of the     whether at the administrative level or
the firm’s Labor and Employment              Southern Conference of Bar Presidents      through litigation. He also provides
Group. Cleary received his bachelor’s        (SCBP) at their annual meeting on Oct.     advice to clients as to how taxes may
degree from Washington and Lee               9, 2010. The Southern Conference of        or may not apply to existing or contem-
University and his J.D. from                 Bar Presidents is comprised of bar asso-   plated transactions, entities or owner-
Georgetown University Law Center.            ciations from 17 states and the U.S.       ship structures – all with an eye toward
                                             Virgin Islands. All of the associations    tax minimization. Mr. Loyd received
John McGarvey, a shareholder of              (with the exception of the Virgin          his bachelor’s degree from Bellarmine
Morgan & Pottinger, PSC, has been            Islands) are in the Southeastern United    College, his MBA from the University
named the Southern Region                    States, from Florida to Texas, Kansas to   of Louisville and his J.D. from the
Representative of the Uniform Law            Maryland and states in between. The        University of Louisville Louis D.
Commission’s Legislative Council and         2011 annual meeting will be sponsored      Brandeis School of Law.
was named the Chairman of the                by the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA)
Visiting Committee for the University        in Lexington, Ky. Keane is a member of     Joseph L. Fink III, professor of phar-
of Kentucky College of Law.                  Greenebaum’s Litigation and Dispute        macy law and policy at the University
McGarvey was appointed to Greater            Resolution Practice Group, where she       of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, has
Louisville Inc.’s Tax Reform Task            has practiced since 1982. Ms. Keane is     been selected to serve as vice chair of
Force and named to the Uniform Law           a past president of the Louisville Bar     the Editorial Advisory Board for the
Commission Enactment Committee for           Association and is currently president-    Food and Drug Policy Forum of the
                                                                                                  January 2011 Bench & Bar 69
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).            Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney,                            the Northern Kentucky
This is a new bi-weekly periodical             PLLC, is pleased to announce that                              offices of Frost Brown
about food and drug law policy. Topics         Andrew DeSimone, a partner in the                              Todd LLC, was hon-
related to food, drugs, medical devices,       firm, has been elected as chairperson of                       ored on Oct. 18 by the
tobacco, cosmetics, animal drugs and           the Board of Directors for Bluegrass                           Legal Services
biologics are covered as well as discus-       Crime Stoppers, Inc.                                           Corporation at its
sion of policy related to regulation of                                                                       Board meeting in
such items on the federal, state, local        The Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway                               Louisville, Ky.
and international levels.                      Commission (KBBC) recently re-elected          Wm. T. (Bill)   Robinson, a past-presi-
                                               Stites & Harbison attorney Bill Gorton         Robinson III    dent of the Kentucky
John Rosenberg, retired founder of the         of Lexington, Ky., as chairman. He will                        Bar Association and of
Appalachian Research and Defense               serve a four-year term. KBBC, com-          the Kentucky Bar Foundation, was rec-
Fund of Kentucky, was awarded the              posed of seven members, was estab-          ognized for his many years of signifi-
2010 Andrus Award for Community                lished by the Kentucky legislature to       cant contributions to equal justice and
Service. The award is the top volunteer        represent the interests of bicyclists in    access to the courts in Kentucky. On
honor given by AARP Kentucky.                  advising the Secretary of Transportation    Oct. 26, 2010, Robinson was presented
                                               on all matters pertaining to bicycles,      the Metropolitan Award. This award is
                 The firm of Davidson          bikeways, and their use, extent and loca-   presented annually by the Metropolitan
                 and Oeltgen, PLLC, is         tion. Bill Gorton is a member of Stites &   Club at RiverCenter in Covington to a
                 pleased to announce           Harbison ( He is a          local citizen who has made significant,
                 that Michael                  member of the firm’s Environmental,         life-long, civic contributions toward the
                 Davidson has been re-         Natural Resources and Energy Service        unification and enhancement of the
                 appointed for a second        Group and the Sustainability and            Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky regional
                 term as the chair of          Emerging Technologies Group.                community. Throughout his career,
                 the Domestic Violence                                                     Robinson has been an active leader in
Michael Davidson Committee of the              Wm. T. (Bill) Robinson III, current         his community and in his profession.
                 Family Law Section            president-elect of the American Bar         Robinson was also reappointed by
of the American Bar Association.               Association and member-in-charge of         Governor Steven L. Beshear to serve an
                                                                                           additional four-year term on the
                                                                                           Kentucky Development Partnership
                                                                                           Board. Robinson will continue to repre-
                                             The Judge will know.....                      sent the Fourth Congressional District.
                                                  If you didn't read                       At its Nov. 18, 2010, meeting, the
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                                                                                           Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is
                   Still Only $34.95
                                                                                           pleased to announce that Claude R.
                      Per Month
                                                                                           (Chip) Bowles Jr., a member in the
                 Annual Programs Available
                                                                                           firm’s Louisville office, has authored a                                                                  chapter in Aspatore Books’ 2010 edition
                                                                                           of Inside the Minds: Buying and Selling
                      502-732-4617                                                         Distressed Businesses. Bowles’ chapter is
                                                                                           titled, “Caveat Emptor: The Impact of
70 Bench & Bar January 2011
                                                                         WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE
Recent Decisions on Distressed Business                           advancement, and qual-                      protecting the Bill of
Purchase Strategy.” Bowles is a member                            ity improvements to                         Rights for all citizens
of Greenebaum’s Tax and Finance                                   KCD. Clay received                          accused of crime and
Practice Group. He concentrates his prac-                         the honor due in large                      subjected to prosecu-
tice in the area of bankruptcy law, dis-                          part to his service as                      tion and punishment
tressed asset sales, professional                                 Co-Chair of KCD’s                           by the government.
compensation, ethical issues in bank-                             Capital Campaign,                           The award was pre-
ruptcy and workout situations, representa-                        which led an $8 million                     sented on November
tion of non-attorney professionals and            Dick Clay       fundraising campaign       Donald H. Vish   5th at the KACDL
debtor and creditor rights. Mr. Bowles is                        for the school’s new                         annual meeting.
a Director of the American Bankruptcy        fine arts wing. The campaign also raised
Institute, a member of the ABI Grant         an additional $2.5 million in valuable sup-    Stoll Keenon Ogden is pleased to
Committee, and serves as co-editor of the    port for the endowment. Clay is a member       announce that firm attorney Douglas F.
American Bankruptcy Institute’s Journal      of the Litigation Department and serves as     Brent was recognized as an
Ethics Column. He also has served as         the firm’s Kentucky Ethics Partner. He         Outstanding Volunteer Attorney by the
chair of the American Bankruptcy             practices in the areas of complex litiga-      Legal Aid Society. Brent is Of Counsel
Institute’s Chapter 11 Professional Fee      tion, pharmaceutical and medical device        with the firm and a member of the
Study. Bowles received his B.A. degree       litigation, appellate practice and adminis-    Utilities and Energy Practice Group. He
from the University of Kentucky and his      trative law. Clay earned his J.D. from the     was honored for his pro bono work with
J.D., with high distinction, from the        University of Kentucky College of Law          the Domestic Violence Advocacy
University of Kentucky College of Law.       and his B.A. from Davidson College.            Program. Brent received the award on
                                                                                            Friday, October 29 at the Louisville Bar
Scott White, a shareholder of Morgan         In recognition of his anti-death penalty       Center.
& Pottinger, PSC, was appointed to the       work, the Kentucky Association of
Board of Directors for Jubilee Jobs of       Criminal Defense Lawyers (KACDL)               Douglas A. Bozell, a partner of Frost
Lexington.                                   has given its KACDL Bill of Rights             Brown Todd LLC, was recently elected a
                                             Enforcer Award to Donald H. Vish for           Fellow of The American College of Trust
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC is pleased to        effectively supporting and vigilantly          and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). The
announce that its attorney David Royse
has been named a 2010 Rising Star by
the Lexington Young Professionals             Fowler Measle & Bell PLLC is pleased to announce receipt of the prestigious
Association (LYPA). LYPA’s Annual             2010 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.
Rising Star program honors individuals,       The Sloan Award recognizes exemplary employers across the country that
ages 40 and under, that positively affect     embrace workplace flexibility as a business strategy to increase effectiveness,
the Lexington community through pro-          support positive business results, and encourage employee excellence. Honorees
fessional and non-professional service        represent the top 20 percent of U.S. employers in terms of their innovative and
and achievement. Royse is a member of         effective work practices and policies. Thirty communities across the country par-
the firm’s Business Litigation practice.      ticipate in the national awards program.
Royse has been appointed by the gover-
nor of Kentucky as a Special Justice on
the Kentucky Supreme Court. He was
also appointed by the U.S. District
Court in the Eastern District of
Kentucky as the plaintiffs’ liaison coun-
sel in the aviation litigation arising out
of the crash of Comair 5191. Royse
serves on the Commerce Lexington
Public Policy Committee.

Dick Clay, a partner in Dinsmore &
Shohl’s Louisville office, has been recog-
nized for his significant contributions to
Kentucky Country Day School (KCD) by
being given its Exceptional Service
Award. The honor is awarded annually to
recognize the efforts of individuals who
assist with the ongoing development,
                                                                                                     January 2011 Bench & Bar 71
College honors those professionals whose     the program in addition to the support       and Regulation, November 4-5, in
sustained performance in the practice        already received from the university         Washington, D.C.
exemplifies the highest standards of pro-    and student government.
fessionalism and achievement by granting                                                                      The Louisville law
them membership as Fellows. Bozell is                           LaJuana Wilcher,                              firm of Goldberg
the sixth Frost Brown Todd attorney                             former secretary of the                       Simpson is pleased to
invited to the College.                                         Kentucky Environ-                             announce that one of
                                                                mental and Public                             its partners, Wayne F.
Jill Meyer, member-in-charge of Frost                           Protection Cabinet and                        Wilson, has been
Brown Todd’s Cincinnati office, was                             former assistant                              elected as a Fellow of
inducted into the Hall of Fame and pre-                         administrator for the                         the American College
sented with the Cincinnati Champion                             Office of Water at          Wayne F. Wilson of Trust and Estate
Award by Working in Neighborhoods             LaJuana Wilcher EPA, recently facili-                          Counsel (ACTEC).
(WIN). She received the award at                                tated the Clean Water     Wayne is a native of Somerset and leads
WIN’s November 16 event at Paul              America Alliance’s (CWAA) third              the Goldberg Simpson Trusts and
Brown Stadium for her commitment to          National Dialogue, Managing One              Estates Practice Group. Established in
improving the Cincinnati community.          Water, in Los Angeles, Calif.                1949, ACTEC is a nonprofit association
Meyer is the chair of the board of           Discussions focused on breaking down         of 2,600 trust and estate lawyers peer-
trustees of Downtown Cincinnati, Inc., a     the silos within the clean water commu-      elected to membership based on substan-
member of the Steering Committee of          nity to better integrate drinking water,     tial contributions to the field of trusts
the Downtown Council of the                  wastewater, groundwater, reuse, and          and estates law. Wilson can be contacted
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, and         stormwater management; improving             at
serves on the board of trustees for many     stakeholder relations; and advancing
local organizations including the            regional water sustainability. Wilcher       Richard A. Bales, a professor at
Cincinnati Arts Association, BRIDGES         served as co-chair and a moderator for       Northern Kentucky University Salmon
for a Just Community and the                 the American Law Institute – American        P. Chase College of Law, was recently
Cincinnati Bar Foundation. She was           Bar Association (ALI-ABA) two-day            elected as a member of the American
recently elected as a special director on    course of study, Clean Water Act: Law        Law Institute.
the Board of the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber. Meyer is also a
member of the United Way Tocqueville
Society and Women’s Leadership
Council and is a Leadership Giver to          David Tachau, Dustin E. Meek and Brian F. Haara, members of Tachau Meek PLC
Artswave.                                     (, are pleased to announce the relocation of their offices to 3600
                                              National City Tower, 101 S. Fifth Street, Louisville, Ky., 40202-3120, where they will
                  Jim Wagoner, of             continue their practices in commercial and general civil litigation with Jonathan T.
                  Ferreri & Fogle,            Salomon, Katherine E. McKune, James R. Craig and Katherine Lacy Crosby.
                  PLLC was recog-
                  nized along with his
                  wife, Ruth Wagoner
                  for their selfless dedi-
                  cation to the students
                  involved in the Mock
  Jim Wagoner     Trial Program at
University. Students and other spon-
                                                 David Tachau         Dustin E. Meek         Brian F. Haara         Jonathan T.
sors have created an endowment nam-                                                                                  Salomon
ing it the Ruth and Jim Wagoner Mock
Trial Endowment. The endowment,
funded by past Alumni who partici-
pated in the program, friends and sup-
porters, was for $83,800. President
McGowan of Bellarmine University
contributed an additional $16,200
placing the total endowment at
$100,000. The interest from this                        Katherine E. McKune      James R. Craig      Katherine L. Crosby
endowment will be used to help fund
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