I practice in the area of commercial and business litigation in Kentucky and Ohio. I've been a trial and appellate lawyer for over 40 years and have been the lead counsel for clients in major pharmaceutical birth defect litigation and medical device litigation, employment discrimination claims arising from plant downsizings, broker-dealer litigation arising from securities claims (on behalf of customers and brokers), fiduciary claims between trustees and trust beneficiaries, will contests, business and partnership dissolutions, bankruptcy litigation, shareholder derivative actions, and construction disputes. Clients I have represented in the past include the following:
Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals
General Electric Credit
Procter & Gamble
Litton Industries and Western Atlas
Warner Lambert Pharmaceuticals
Kentucky Attorney General
Kenton County, Ky.
American Financial Resources
Polaris Home Funding
U.S. Bank Trust Department
FLSmidth USA Inc.
Fifth Third Bank Trust Department
Blue Star Inc.
Zimmer Inc and Bristol Myers Squibb
Countrywide Home Loans
My experience includes nearly every substantive area and every type of forum – jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and mediations.
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||1978||06/21/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Rated Business Litigation Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Partner||Raines, Buechel, Conley & Dusing, PLLC||2008 - Present|
|Partner||Buechel & Conley||1996 - 2008|
|Associate and Partner||Dinsmore & Shohl||1983 - 1996|
|Law Professor||L.S.U. Law School||1981 - 1983|
|Associate||Strauss Troy Ruehlmann||1977 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Ethics Committee||2008 - 2014|
|University of Illinois College of Law||Teaching Assistant||1981|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||J.D.||1977|
|University of Cincinnati||B.A.||1974|
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