Elizabeth Lee Thompson as FCBA’s Women Lawyers’ Woman of the Year

Elizabeth Thompson

LEXINGTON, KY—The Fayette County Bar Association’s Women Lawyers’ Association (FCBA WLA) has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Elizabeth Lee Thompson as its Woman of the Year for 2021.

The FCBA WLA selects a Woman of the Year from member nominations. This award is given to a woman lawyer who has a distinguished legal career or is a leader in her area of practice, has been active in the FCBA WLA, has a history of public service and has mentored or encouraged women in the legal profession.

Thompson is a Member (Partner) of Stites & Harbison and based in the Lexington, Ky., office. She is Chair of the firm’s Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group. Thompson’s practice focuses on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy and business litigation. She works with secured lenders to recover their loans and collateral through workout and forbearance, self-help remedies, state or federal court litigation or bankruptcy proceedings. Thompson assists secured and unsecured creditors, debtor in possession lenders, creditors’ committees, sureties, suppliers, contractors, landlords, utilities and purchasers of assets in complex commercial bankruptcies, including Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 cases nationally. She also has extensive trial experience before state and federal judges in both the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky.


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