- January 3, 2022
After being a finalist for several years, McBrayer is the winner of Above the Law's annual holiday card contest for 2021.
- December 30, 2021
Once again, an impressive selection of McBrayer attorneys have been recognized as Kentucky Super Lawyers and Kentucky Rising Stars in the 2022 edition of Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers. 22 McBrayer attorneys are included in this year’s list.
- Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association Class-Action Lawsuit Settlement: An Initial and Partial Distribution Has Been Made – A Statement from Class Counsel on Distribution and DissolutionDecember 20, 2021
- November 30, 2021
McBrayer Member, Ethics Counsel, and General Counsel Cary B. Howard, Jr. was interviewed by LEX 18 for a story regarding a potential conflict of interest between a Commonwealth's Attorney and her husband who is a candidate for judge in the same circuit.
- November 24, 2021
McBrayer Member Keeana Boarman has been put forward as a nominee for the Commerce Lexington Board of Directors for a three year term.
- November 18, 2021
Chris Nolan of McBrayer's lobbying affiliate MML&K Government Solutions has been honored by the Kentucky Distillers' Association with the prestigious Esprit de Corps Award for 2021, which honors "industry leaders who personify the legendary group's spirit of camaraderie and integrity."
- November 5, 2021
The McBrayer law firm continues to grow at a tremendous pace, adding seven new attorneys between its Lexington and Louisville offices and establishing Kentucky’s premier estate planning department.
- November 4, 2021
Once again, McBrayer has been ranked among the nation’s top law firms by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in America, achieving recognition for 27 practice areas in their “Best Law Firms” publication for 2022.
- October 26, 2021
McBrayer Members Jaron P. Blandford and Stephen G. Amato are quoted in The Lane Report's piece about how attorneys are "tackling the pandemic pivot."
- October 20, 2021
McBrayer Member Jack Wheat was part of a group of experienced intellectual property attorneys who filed a brief with the Supreme Court of the United States this week.
- Member Stephen G. Amato Speaks at National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals ConferenceOctober 8, 2021
McBrayer Member Stephen Amato was featured as a speaker at the annual conference of the National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals (NALCP), which was held in Louisville, Kentucky for the first time October 6 through 9.
- September 27, 2021
McBrayer Member Anne-Tyler Morgan was recently a featured guest on the Community Action Council’s (CAC) video interview series, “Unapologetically Woman.” The interview series features local women leaders in conversations about making a positive impact on the community.
- 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.