Morgan & Pottinger, P.S.C. announced today that Laura Crittenden Tipton has joined the firm as an associate. Tipton will support several of the firm’s practice areas, including government and regulatory litigation, business disputes and litigation, state and federal constitutional litigation and appellate law.
Tipton clerked for two federal judges, United States District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove and United States Magistrate Judge Robert E. Wier, in the Eastern District of Kentucky. In her most recent position, she was an Assistant Attorney General in the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, practicing in the Civil and Environmental Division.
“Laura has worked with a variety of government agencies and litigated significant constitutional issues in both the state and federal courts,” said John McGarvey, Morgan & Pottinger shareholder and chairman of the firm’s executive committee. “She brings an in-depth understanding of the federal courts and system that will be of value to both our clients and the firm.”
Tipton will practice in Morgan & Pottinger’s Lexington office. Originally from Frankfort, Ky., she attended the University of Kentucky College of Law after graduating with honors from Transylvania University.