Bench & Bar

JUL 2018

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| JULY/AUGUST 2018 64 AIOCLA is a third-party attorney rating organization that pub- lishes an annual list of the Top 10 Criminal Law attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the "10 Best" list must pass AIOCLA's rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/ or peer nominations, thorough research, and AIOCLA's indepen- dent evaluation. Frost Brown Todd (FBT) Member Greg Dutton has been recog- nized as a member of the 2018 "Forty Under 40" class by Louisville Business First. e signature awards program honors local pro- fessionals in Louisville, under the age of 40, who are successful in their careers while also contributing extensively to their commu- nity. Dutton focuses his practice in environmental compliance and litigation, utility regulation and energy law. He has represented clients in federal and state litigation and administrative matters involving the Clean Water Act (CWA), Clean Air Act (CAA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), and has practiced extensively before the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC). While holding an appointed position within the Kentucky Attorney General's Office, Dutton represented the state in numerous federal lawsuits concerning environmental issues, as well as before the PSC on util- ity matters. He earned his J.D. and a Certificate in Environmental Law at Pace Law School in White Plains, N.Y. Mark J.A. Demian , a founding member of Rathbone Group, LLC (RG), has been named to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP). His significant contributions to the orga- nization include presentations on various subrogation topics at NASP conferences, submission of expert articles for the orga- nization's magazine, and serving as the Ohio Chapter chair. NASP's mission is to enhance the stature and effectiveness of subrogation and recovery profession- als through education, advocacy, and the exchange of information. NASP has nearly 3,000 members nationwide. Ross Ewing is pleased to announce the opening of his own firm in Lexington. Ewing practices in the areas of family law, estate planning, and mediation. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, and in 2017 he earned an advanced certificate in Divorce and Family Mediation from Northwestern University. In his 10 years in practice, Ewing has served in several leadership roles in the Kentucky and Fayette County Bar assoc- iations. He currently chairs the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Center for Lit- eracy and Learning and also serves as KYLAP volunteer. In 2017, Steven Blaine joined the new Louisville office of the Hogan Lovells US LLP international law firm. A registered patent attorney, he focuses his practice on the drafting and prosecution of utility and design patent applications for software and comput- er-related inventions, representing innovative clients such as the world's largest online retailer and a familiar producer of wearable fitness-tracking technology. He previously was in-house intellec- tual property counsel at a NASDAQ-listed, global telecom software company, after working at Barnes & ornburg LLP and Frost Brown Todd LLC. He earned his J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law and his B.A. from Bellarmine University. Jennifer S. Scutchfield has joined the Kentucky State Board of Elections as the assistant direc- tor and general counsel. Immediately prior to accepting the position, Scutchfield was elected 7 th District Council Member for the Lexington-Fay- ette Urban County Government and founded Scutchfield Law PLLC with her husband, Alex L. Scutchfield. She is a 1995 graduate of the University of Kentucky and a 1998 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law. e Kentucky State Board of Elections is responsible for administration of the election laws and supervising the registration and removal of voters within the state. WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE

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