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Grover C. Potts, Jr.

Partner

P 502-562-7520 F 502-589-0309

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

 

Grover Potts is a member of the Firm's Real Estate & Lending Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of business, real estate, labor and employment, commercial litigation, municipal and zoning law. 

Grover C. Potts,

Location

500 West Jefferson Street
Suite 2800
Louisville, KY 40202

Representative Matters

Mr. Potts represents a broad range of clients from governmental units and agencies, to closely-held companies and multinational Fortune 500 corporations.  He is General Counsel to the largest private university system in Kentucky, and also serves as General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors of a multinational dental supply and restoration company.

Mr. Potts has also represented a local redevelopment authority in the first privatization in place of a military installation, Naval Ordnance Station, Louisville, converting the facility to a publicly owned industrial park and preserving over 2000 jobs for the community.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Director of Law, City of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Captain, U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General's Office
  • City Attorney, City of Prospect, Kentucky
  • General Counsel, Louisville Redevelopment Authority, Inc.

Honors

Best Lawyers Generic Honors LogoGrover Potts, SL

  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Real Estate Law, 2005-2017 and Real Estate Litigation, 2013-2017
  • Best Lawyers® Louisville Litigation-Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year," 2012, 2017
  • Recognized by his peers as one of the Kentucky Super Lawyers® since 2007
  • Leadership Louisville, 1987
  • Bingham Fellows IV, 1994

Education

1969 - J.D., University of Louisville

1966 - B.S.C., University of Louisville

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations

Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • United States Court of Military Appeals
  • United States District Court of Kentucky - Eastern and Western Districts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Sixth Circuits

Civic Involvement

  • Greater Louisville, Inc.
  • The Cardinal Club
  • President of the Board of Directors of the Presbyterian Community Center, a social service agency
  • Board Member and President, Metro Housing Resources, Inc., a developer of low income housing
  • Counsel to the Board of Directors for the Louisville Collegiate School, Board member, for nine years, and past President
  • Past Vice President and member on the Board of Directors of the St. James Court Historical Association
  • Past Chair of the St. James Court Art Show, a premier art show with over 700 exhibitors and annual attendance in excess of 350,000 people
  • Former President of the Louisville Boat Club
  • Past Chair and member of the Board of Regents of Historic Locust Grove, Inc., for nine years

Representative Matters

Mr. Potts represents a broad range of clients from governmental units and agencies, to closely-held companies and multinational Fortune 500 corporations.  He is General Counsel to the largest private university system in Kentucky, and also serves as General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors of a multinational dental supply and restoration company.

Mr. Potts has also represented a local redevelopment authority in the first privatization in place of a military installation, Naval Ordnance Station, Louisville, converting the facility to a publicly owned industrial park and preserving over 2000 jobs for the community.

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Director of Law, City of Louisville, Kentucky
  • Captain, U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General's Office
  • City Attorney, City of Prospect, Kentucky
  • General Counsel, Louisville Redevelopment Authority, Inc.

Honors

Best Lawyers Generic Honors LogoGrover Potts, SL

  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Real Estate Law, 2005-2017 and Real Estate Litigation, 2013-2017
  • Best Lawyers® Louisville Litigation-Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year," 2012, 2017
  • Recognized by his peers as one of the Kentucky Super Lawyers® since 2007
  • Leadership Louisville, 1987
  • Bingham Fellows IV, 1994

Education

1969 - J.D., University of Louisville

1966 - B.S.C., University of Louisville

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations

Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • United States Court of Military Appeals
  • United States District Court of Kentucky - Eastern and Western Districts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Sixth Circuits

Civic Involvement

  • Greater Louisville, Inc.
  • The Cardinal Club
  • President of the Board of Directors of the Presbyterian Community Center, a social service agency
  • Board Member and President, Metro Housing Resources, Inc., a developer of low income housing
  • Counsel to the Board of Directors for the Louisville Collegiate School, Board member, for nine years, and past President
  • Past Vice President and member on the Board of Directors of the St. James Court Historical Association
  • Past Chair of the St. James Court Art Show, a premier art show with over 700 exhibitors and annual attendance in excess of 350,000 people
  • Former President of the Louisville Boat Club
  • Past Chair and member of the Board of Regents of Historic Locust Grove, Inc., for nine years
Grover C. Potts,