Elizabeth L. Thompson

Elizabeth Thompson

Elizabeth L. Thompson

  • Liz Thompson is a member of Stites & Harbison, PLLC, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Stites & Harbison has offices in Louisville, Lexington and Frankfort, Kentucky; Jeffersonville, Indiana; Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; and Alexandria, Virginia.  Ms. Thompson joined the law firm in 1995, developed and facilitates its Associate Mentoring Program and recently served on the firm’s Management Committee
  • She earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1982 and her B.B.A., with high distinction, from the University of Kentucky in 1979.
  • Ms. Thompson is the Firm Group Leader of the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group.  Her practice focuses on the representation of substantial claimants, purchasers of assets, creditors’ committees and debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcies, commercial litigation and representation of lenders in loan restructurings and work-outs.

  • Ms. Thompson is certified as a specialist in business bankruptcy by the American Board of Certification and listed in The Best Lawyers in America®.  She also serves on the Kentucky Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee.  In 2009, The University of Kentucky Law Alumni Association awarded Ms. Thompson its Professional Achievement Award.

  • Outside of the firm, Ms. Thompson serves on the boards of Women Leading Kentucky and the Fayette County Women Lawyers’ Association; was in the 2004 Class of Leadership Kentucky; is active in Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary parish and volunteers at Catholic Action Center.

  • Before Stites & Harbison, Ms. Thompson was Shareholder and Vice President (1987 to 1995) of the Lexington office of a commercial law firm. She managed that office and served as senior litigation attorney.

  • Ms. Thompson welcomes the opportunity to serve Northern Kentucky University and looks forward to being part of this dynamic and highly successful institution.