- September 22, 2021
McBrayer PLLC is proud to have been recognized as a Platinum COVID Stops Here workplace for achieving a 100% vaccination rate.
The COVID Stops Here campaign recognizes Kentucky workplaces that have achieved widespread vaccination against COVID-19. Organizations that have achieved at least a 70% vaccination rate are eligible to receive a designation.
- September 16, 2021
McBrayer Member Jack Wheat was quoted in the cover story for the September issue of The Lane Report, which discussed the potential impacts of Governor Beshear's June executive order that allows college athletes to benefit from the use of their name, image, and likeness (NIL) and how Kentucky attorneys and firms are responding to this development.
- September 8, 2021
McBrayer Member Robert Maclin was recently quoted in the Thoroughbred racing and breeding periodical BloodHorse in an article explaining the importance of seeking legal advice in the horseracing industry.
- September 7, 2021
McBrayer Member Jon A. Woodall has recently been named to the board of Bluegrass Tomorrow. Bluegrass Tomorrow is an organization dedicated to promoting economic development that improves the quality of life for Kentuckians and protects Kentucky’s natural resources through collaboration, preservation, accountability, and education.
- August 23, 2021
McBrayer was proud to serve as the Speaker Sponsor for the Women Leading Kentucky Summer Celebration on August 18, the first in-person event for the organization since the start of the pandemic. Women Leading Kentucky (WLK) is a non-profit organization founded in 1999 that supports accomplished and emerging women leaders across the Commonwealth as they advance in their careers and achievements. WLK hosts monthly lunches and other events for these women leaders to have the chance to make connections and get to know one another.
- August 19, 2021
After another year of providing expert, quality service to clients, 22 McBrayer PLLC attorneys have been recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in America or as Best Lawyers® “Ones to Watch” for 2022. Since 1981, Best Lawyers® has used an exclusively peer-review–based process to highlight the heights of achievement in the legal field.
- August 11, 2021
McBrayer Member Anne-Tyler Morgan has recently been appointed to the board of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
- July 30, 2021
We are excited to announce that McBrayer has been ranked by Louisville Business First as one of the top ten Best Places to Work in Greater Louisville for 2021.
- July 29, 2021
McBrayer Member Cindy Effinger was recently quoted in The Lane Report in an article covering the work of Louisville attorneys helping clients handle the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- July 20, 2021
We’re proud to announce that McBrayer member Jack A. Wheat has achieved the prestigious ranking of Band 1 attorney from Chambers and Partners for 2021. Chambers and Partners is an independent organization based in London that conducts in-depth market research each year on the world’s leading lawyers. They provide annual rankings of attorneys and firms across more than 200 jurisdictions and in dozens of practice areas. Firms and lawyers are assessed according to a variety of factors, including diligence, commitment, client service, and technical legal ability, and then are ranked by Chambers in bands from 1 – 6, with Band 1 being the highest ranking achievable.
- June 24, 2021
- Louisville Business First, June 3, 2021
- May 28, 2021
- May 26, 2021
- Managing Member Jim Frazier Honored as "2020 Outstanding Individual" by Downtown Lexington PartnershipMay 25, 2021
- April 23, 2021
McBrayer and MML&K Government Solutions were proud sponsors of the American Heart Association's Central Kentucky Go Red for Women Digital Experience. The event raises awareness and funds to fight the number one leading cause of death for women -- cardiovascular disease.
- Louisville Business First, April 6, 2021
McBrayer Members Ivan Schell and Sean Mumaw were recently quoted in a Louisville Business First article forecasting tax and estate law shifts that are likely to come with the change in presidential administrations.
- March 31, 2021
In a move that honors the accomplishments and contributions of Terry McBrayer, the Kentucky Senate adjourned session yesterday with Terry’s memory and impact close at heart with Senate Bill 13. It was sponsored by Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer. Watch the tribute by going to 32:21 in this video and read the text of Senate Bill 13 here.
- March 24, 2021
McBrayer Member Anne-Tyler Morgan was recently appointed to the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government's Industrial Development Authority. As one of eight members of this board, she will participate in a variety of development projects around the city.
- March 19, 2021
McBrayer Member Ed Monarch answers five important questions about his practice area, his approach, and how he handles client matters in this brief interview.
- March 18, 2021
One of McBrayer's newest team members, Ed Monarch, was recently quoted in a Louisville Business First article about their transition to McBrayer PLLC from other firms in the region.
- March 15, 2021
- March 9, 2021
Though he is no longer with us, Terry McBrayer's spirit of generosity and giving lives on. The Morehead State University Foundation recently announced the creation of the W. Terry McBrayer Scholarship for Excellence. This endowed fund will support students from Terry's hometown of Greenup County who attended Greenup County Schools and plan to attend Morehead.
- March 3, 2021
McBrayer is excited to announce its participation in the 2021 Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy. This statewide tradition allows law firms throughout the Commonwealth to compete to see who can raise the most pounds of food for Feeding Kentucky, an organization devoted to ending hunger.
- March 2, 2021
McBrayer Managing Member James H. Frazier, III, was recently featured in the SCG Legal video series Global Spin. The episode, entitled "Managing People Through Difficult Times: Loss and Leadership in 2021," explores the ways legal leaders have adjusted their leadership style and navigated new difficulties presented by the last year.
- February 26, 2021
- Managing Member James H. Frazier, III, Member Ivan Schell, Senior Attorney Katie Eckert Quoted in The Lane ReportThe Lane Report, February 2, 2021
McBrayer Managing Member James H. Frazier, III, Member Ivan Schell, and Senior Attorney Katie Eckert were recently quoted in a Lane Report article about how 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic have altered, perhaps permanently, law firms and their daily operations.
- Lexington Herald-Leader, January 25, 2021
McBrayer Attorney Katie Yunker was recently quoted in a Lexington Herald-Leader article about the upcoming deadline for eligible growers looking to receive a payout from the recent dissolution of the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association.
- January 21, 2021
McBrayer starts 2021 strong, with seven new attorneys joining our Lexington and Louisville offices -- Alexandria Beto, Addison Lowry, Cary Howard, Ed Monarch, Louis Winner, Sidney Vieck, and Elizabeth Panduro.
- Settlement Proposed in Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Lawsuit Concerning Certain Tobacco Growers in Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana or Missouri; Class Members Urged to Take ActionDecember 21, 2020
A proposed partial settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit involving the Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association (“the Co-op”), and class members – those individuals and businesses who grew burley tobacco in one of five states during at least one of the 2015 to 2020 crop years – are urged to come forward and verify their membership at the website www.BTGCAsettlement.com or by calling 1-855-965-5569.
- Super Lawyers, December 10, 2020
- November 13, 2020
- November 12, 2020
With a profound sadness, we announce the loss of McBrayer Member, Ethics Counsel and General Counsel Calvin R. Fulkerson, who passed away late yesterday evening, Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky, after a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife, Cindy, his two daughters, Erin (Derek Hall) and Kelsey (Justin Tereshko), and three grandchildren.
- November 5, 2020
McBrayer has once again been ranked among the top law firms for 2021 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America ®. Both Lexington and Louisville offices received recognition on the list of “Best Law Firms” in a myriad of categories, demonstrating McBrayer’s consistent strength in a breadth of practice areas.
- McBrayer Members James H. Frazier, III, Stephen Amato, Cindy Effinger, Luke Morgan quoted in The Lane ReportThe Lane Report, October 19, 2020
McBrayer members James H. Frazier, III, Stephen Amato, Cindy Effinger, and Luke Morgan were recently quoted in a Lane Report article about how Lexington law firms are helping businesses navigate the uncertainties of COVID-19.
- October 12, 2020
- September 1, 1937 – October 11, 2020October 11, 2020
- Business Lexington, October 8, 2020
McBrayer member Jack Wheat was recently quoted in a Business Lexington article about the best ways to protect your digital intellectual property. Here is an excerpt of what he said: