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56 Wyatt Attorneys Named Kentucky Super Lawyers for 2015

56 Wyatt Attorneys Named Kentucky Super Lawyers for 2015

14 Named Kentucky Rising Stars

56 Wyatt attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list. Lawyers are selected by a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research. Kentucky Rising Stars are attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the list.

Wyatt’s K. Gregory Haynes received the distinction of top 10 attorneys in the state of Kentucky. Turney P. Berry, Edwin S. Hopson, Byron E. Leet, and Michael B. Vincenti were recognized as being in the top 50 attorneys. Virginia Hamilton Snell was included in the top 25 women attorneys.

Below is the list, by office location, of the Wyatt attorneys included in 2015 Kentucky Super Lawyers list and the area in which they are honored. Following are Wyatt’s 2015 Kentucky Rising Stars.

Kentucky Super Lawyers


Robert J. Brown – Bankruptcy: Business

Mark Burton – Real Estate

Debra H. Dawahare – Employment & Labor

Mary L. Fullington Bankruptcy: Business

Karen J. Greenwell – Energy & Resources

Kevin L. Johns – Estate & Probate

Douglas L. McSwain – Civil Litigation: Defense

George J. Miller – Employment & Labor

Walter R. Morris, Jr. – Estate & Probate

Craig Robertson, III – Business Litigation

Robert S. Ryan – Real Estate

George L. Seay, Jr. – Environmental

Daniel I. Waxman – Bankruptcy: Business

Jeff A. Woods – Energy & Resources

Joseph J. Zaluski – Energy & Resources


Stephen D. Berger – Government Finance

Gregory S. Berman – Business Litigation

Turney P. Berry – Estate & Probate

Deborah A. Bilitski – Land Use/Zoning

Leo F. Camp – Real Estate

Larry Cashen – Health Care

Carole D. Christian – Health Care

Frank F. Chuppe, Jr. – Business Litigation

Stewart E. Conner – Mergers & Acquisitions

James L. Coorssen – Estate & Probate

Cornelius E. Coryell, II – Business Litigation

Bruce K. Dudley – Estate & Probate

Tyson Gorman – Employment & Labor

Matthew P. Gunn – Immigration: Business

Stephen C. Hall – Intellectual Property

Gregory Haynes Business Litigation

Robert A. Heath – Mergers & Acquisitions

Kelly S. Henry – Estate & Probate

William H. Hollander – Intellectual Property

Edwin S. Hopson – Employment & Labor

Franklin K. Jelsma – Mergers & Acquisitions

Donald J. Kelly – Business Litigation

Byron E. Leet – Civil Litigation: Defense

Thomas J. Luber – Tax

Patrick W. Mattingly – Mergers & Acquisitions

Francis J. Mellen, Jr. – Business/Corporate

Theodore T. Myre, Jr. – Health Care

Richard Northern – Business/Corporate

Stephen Pitt – Business Litigation

Grover C. Potts, Jr. – Real Estate

Arthur A. Rouse – Banking

Virginia Hamilton Snell – Appellate

Michael B. Vincenti – Real Estate

Jeffrey E. Wallace – Real Estate

Matthew A. Williams – Intellectual Property

John W. Woodard, Jr. – Business Litigation

Gordon B. Wright – Estate & Probate

Michelle D. Wyrick – Employment & Labor

Mitzi D. Wyrick – Employment & Labor

Cynthia W. Young – Business/Corporate

Jefferey M. Yussman – Estate & Probate

Kentucky Rising Stars


Sharon L. Gold – Employee Litigation: Defense

Leila G. O’Carra – Employment & Labor

Daniel C. Soldato – Health Care

Brian Wells – Mergers & Acquisitions


Christopher W. Brooker – Business Litigation

Allison L. Brown – Business Litigation

Lisa C. DeJaco – General Litigation

Mark J. Farmer Business/Corporate

Emily Lamb - Employment & Labor

Christopher A. Melton – Health Care

Robert J. Penta – Business/Corporate

Ekundayo Seton – Business Litigation

Joseph Stennis – Employee Litigation: Defense

Sara Veeneman – Business Litigation

The objective of the Super Lawyers selection process is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource to assist attorneys and consumers in the search for legal counsel.