Morgan & Pottinger, P.S.C. announced today that Michele Whittington has joined the firm’s Lexington office as a member. Whittington’s practice focuses on state and local taxation and administrative law. With more than 30 years of experience, she has represented taxpayers in a wide variety of tax and administrative matters, including real and personal property tax protests, public service corporation tax matters, occupational and license taxes, tax exemptions and insurance company taxes.
“Michele’s depth of knowledge in administrative law and property taxation will be of great value to our clients,” said Scott Rickman, Morgan & Pottinger shareholder and managing director of the firm’s Lexington office. “Our legal team draws on a wide range of experiences to provide the highest quality service to our clients. Michele’s experience will make an excellent addition to the firm.”
Whittington regularly appears before the Kentucky Department of Revenue, the Kentucky Claims Commission and various state courts and local administrative bodies. She also represents and advises clients on administrative law matters, which involve interpretations of state and local statutes and ordinances and constitutional matters.
“In every case, my goal is to provide the best possible outcome for my clients, whether through negotiation or litigation,” said Whittington. “Morgan & Pottinger shares the same values, and I look forward to being part of their legal team.”
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized Whittington for excellence in Administrative/Regulatory Law for nine consecutive years. She is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Fayette County Bar Association, Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT), International Association of Assessing Officers and American Property Tax Counsel. She attended the University of Kentucky College of Law after earning a bachelor’s degree at Transylvania University.