Best Lawyers in America® has named John McGarvey the “Lawyer of the Year” for Banking and Finance Law in Louisville. Only one lawyer per practice area is honored in each community. McGarvey is a shareholder with Morgan & Pottinger, P.S.C.
McGarvey was also selected by his peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of:
McGarvey’s practice concentrates on secured transactions, municipal law, the representation of banks and other lenders in litigation, and matters under the Uniform Commercial Code. He was recently appointed to serve as a Division Chair for the Uniform Law Commission and to the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code.
McGarvey’s legal accomplishments have been recognized by his election to the American Law Institute and inclusion in lists such as Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Top Lawyers and Preeminent Attorneys. He is an adjunct secured transactions professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, and has taught hundreds of seminars on legal issues involving financial institutions and credit extenders.
McGarvey is chairperson of Morgan & Pottinger’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s Marketing Committee.
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