John McGarvey has received a 2022 AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, marking 35 consecutive years the company has recognized him with its highest peer rating. It is given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills, and ethical standards by their peers.
Martindale-Hubbell conducts a thorough review of attorneys through a secure online peer review survey. Through the survey, lawyers’ ethical standards and legal ability in a specific area of practice are assessed by their peers.
John’s practice concentrates on secured transactions, municipal law, the representation of banks and other lenders in litigation, and matters under the Uniform Commercial Code. As a result of his legal accomplishments, John has been elected to the American Law Institute and has been included in lists such as Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers. Best Lawyers in America®named him the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Louisville.
John is a member of numerous legal organizations, including multiple Uniform Commercial Code task forces and advisory committees. He has held a position on the UCC’s Permanent Editorial Board since 2015. John has taught hundreds of seminars on legal issues involving financial institutions and other lenders.
John is a shareholder and chairperson emeritus of Morgan Pottinger McGarvey.