Overview
Experience
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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.

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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.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Louisville, 1969
  • B.S.C., University of Louisville, 1966

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

HONORS

  • Highest Professional Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® Real Estate Law, since 2005 and Real Estate Litigation since 2013
  • Best Lawyers® Louisville Litigation-Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year,” 2012, 2017, 2019, 2021
  • Recognized by his peers as one of the Kentucky Super Lawyers® since 2007
  • Leadership Louisville, 1987
  • Bingham Fellows IV, 1994

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.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations

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