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November 18, 2016

Middleton Reutlinger is pleased to announce that 22 of its attorneys were selected for inclusion as 2017 Kentucky Super Lawyers® and nine attorneys have been named 2017 Kentucky Rising Stars®.

Loren Prizant received special recognition this year by being ranked among the Top 50 lawyers in Kentucky based on the 2017 Kentucky Super Lawyers nomination, research and Blue Ribbon Review process.

2017 Kentucky Super Lawyers®
Henry S. Alford, Business/Corporate; 
Amy B. Berge, Intellectual Property;
Kevin L. Chlarson, Business Litigation; 
Dana L. Collins, Schools & Education; 
Scot A. Duvall, Intellectual Property; 
Robert H. Eichenberger, Intellectual Property; 
Hiram Ely III, Business Litigation; 
Mark S. Fenzel, Professional Liability: Defense; 
Thomas W. Frentz, Bankruptcy: Business; 
Elisabeth S. Gray, Business Litigation; 
G. Kennedy Hall Jr., Employment Litigation: Defense; 
Kenneth S. Handmaker, Administrative Law; 
Augustus S. Herbert, Employment & Labor; 
James R. Higgins, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigation; 
R. Gregg Hovious, Business Litigation; 
Thomas W. Ice, Jr., Real Estate;
Charles G. Middleton III, Civil Litigation Defense; 
Dennis D. Murrell, Business Litigation; 
William K. Oldham, Health Care; 
Loren T. Prizant, Employment Litigation: Defense; 
John F. Salazar, Intellectual Property;
Robert J. Theuerkauf, Intellectual Property Litigation.

2017 Kentucky Rising Stars®
Jennifer M. Barbour, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
Chad D. Bruggeman, Intellectual Property
Joseph R. Dages, Intellectual Property
Scott W. Higdon, Intellectual Property
Rebecca G. Jennings, Civil Litigation: Defense;
Brian P. McGraw, Intellectual Property
Elizabeth G. Powell, Business Litigation
Daniel W. Redding, Business Litigation
Brantley C. Shumaker, Intellectual Property

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and all firm sizes, assuring a credible and relevant annual list.

The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes:

  • Peer nominations
  • Independent research by Super Lawyers
  • Evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys

The objective of the Super Lawyers lists is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel.

Please join us in congratulating all the attorneys listed. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to

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