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Sixty-two Wyatt Attorneys Named Kentucky Super Lawyers, Kentucky Rising Stars for 2018

Sixty-two Wyatt Attorneys Named Kentucky Super Lawyers, Kentucky Rising Stars for 2018

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP is pleased to announce that 48 of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 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 under the age of 40, 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.

Below is the list of the Wyatt attorneys included in the 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers list and the area in which they are honored by office location.  Following are Wyatt’s 2018 Kentucky Rising Stars.

Kentucky Super Lawyers


Robert J. Brown –  Bankruptcy: Business

J. Mark Burton – Real Estate

Debra H. Dawahare –  Employment & Labor

Mary L. Fullington  –  Bankruptcy: Business

Sharon L. Gold – Employment & Labor

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 & Probat

W. Craig Robertson, III – Business Litigation

George L. Seay, Jr. – Environmental

Daniel I. Waxman – Bankruptcy: Business

Jeff A. Woods – Energy & Resources



Stephen D. Berger – Government Finance

Gregory S. Berman – Business Litigation

Turney P. Berry – Estate & Probate

Christopher W. Brooker – Business Litigation

Leo F. Camp – Real Estate

J. Larry Cashen – Health Care

Carole D. Christian – Health Care

Frank F. Chuppe, Jr.  – Business Litigation

Cornelius E. Coryell, II – Business Litigation

Bruce K. Dudley – Estate & Probate

C. Tyson Gorman – Employment & Labor

Stephen C. Hall – Intellectual Property

K. Gregory Haynes – Business Litigation

Robert A. Heath – Mergers & Acquisitions

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

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


Allison Grogan Buckley –  Real Estate

Justin W. Ross – Energy & Resources

Courtney Samford – Business Litigation

Hamid H. Sheikh – Real Estate

Daniel C. Soldato –  Health Care

G. Brian Wells – Mergers & Acquisitions



Mary Elizabeth Anderson – Estate & Probate

Allison L. Brown – Business Litigation

Michelle Browning Coughlin – Intellectual Property

Mark J. Farmer – Business/Corporate

James W. Fischer – Mergers & Acquisitions

Robert J. Penta – Business/Corporate

R. Joseph Stennis – Employee Litigation: Defense

Jordan White – 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.