JT
JT

John Lewis Tate

Licensed for 35 years

Attorney in Louisville, KY

Practice Area: Business Litigation, Appellate Advocacy, Insurance Coverage 13 more areas of practice + 13 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Business Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith and Regulatory Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Torts and Insurance Practice
  • Health Care - Litigation and Investigations
  • Class Action
  • Mass Action and Multi-District Litigation
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Industrial/Manufacturing Facilities
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Devices
  • Entertainment/Leisure/Media
  • Civil Litigation

Credentials

Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1981, Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Law School Attended
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Class of 1981
J.D.
magna cum laude
University Attended
Wake Forest University
Class of 1969
B.A.

University of Louisville
Class of 1971
M.A.
Bar Fellowship
American College of Trial Lawyers

Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated

Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (1995-2014)

Best Lawyers in America, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Defense of Product Liability Litigation (2012)

Kentucky Super Lawyers (2007-14)

Kentucky Super Lawyers, Top 50 Lawyers in Kentucky (2007, 2010-14)

Louisville Magazine Top Lawyer (2014)

Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville, Distinguished Alumnus award (2011)

Benchmark: Litigation Magazine, Litigation Star (2008, 2009, 2013, 2014)

News

Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison's Kentucky attorneys for 2013-14

Eighty-nine Stites & Harbison attorneys honored by Best Lawyers in America for 2014

Super Lawyers honors Stites & Harbison's Kentucky attorneys

Best Lawyers names Stites & Harbison attorneys as 2012 Lawyers of the Year

Seventy-five Stites & Harbison attorneys honored in Best Lawyers in America

Thirty-five Stites & Harbison attorneys selected for inclusion on Kentucky Super Lawyers for 2001

Seventy-two Stites & Harbison attorneys honored in Best Lawyers in America

Firm Leadership

Torts & Insurance Practice Group, co-chair
Stites University Member:

Memberships

Product Liability Advisory Council

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel

International Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Lawyers for Civil Justice

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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/11/14 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 06/10/11 in Products Liability Defense

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    A superb trial lawyer

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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    • Communication

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