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Peggy represents numerous publicly and privately held corporations in U.S. and international transactions. She has over 25 years of experience working with manufacturing and service corporations in corporate and commercial matters. Peggy regularly advises boards of directors and works extensively in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, product distribution, real estate leasing, advertising contracts, endorsements and licensing and international law.

Career Highlights

Representative Cases and Achievements

  • Former V.P. and General Counsel, Meidinger, Inc.
  • Chair, Corporate Practice Section, Louisville Bar Association, 1987
  • Acquisitions of manufacturing, mining, distribution and service companies in a variety of industries, including athletic goods, coal, chemical, coatings, communications, construction, distilled spirits, employee benefit consulting, expositions, industrial gas, industrial equipment, investment advisors, investment management, milling, newspaper, retail, stone and gravel and steel fabrication
  • Member of KBA Committee which revised the Kentucky Business Corporation Act of 1988 and 2002

Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for over 10 years in the fields of Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Law - Kentucky
  • Recognized in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® lists, 2007-2017
  • Recognized as one of the “Top 25 Women Kentucky Super Lawyers” within the Kentucky Super Lawyers lists, 2008-2011
  • Valedictorian, University of Louisville School of Law
  • President, Louisville Bar Association, 1989
  • Recipient, 1984 Bar Service Award of Merit
  • Recipient, 1989 Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Louisville School of Law
  • President, University of Louisville School of Law Alumni Foundation, 1989-91
  • Board of Directors - Kentucky Bar Foundation, 1996-99

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Antitrust Section and Business Law Section)
  • International Bar Association

Community Involvement

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Board of Directors – TerraLex, 2006 - Present
  • Board of Directors - Haig Point Golf Club, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 2002-2004
  • Board of Directors - Waterfront Development Corporation, 1996-2001
  • Board of Trustees, Louisville Free Public Library Foundation, 1987-88
  • Junior League of Louisville

Media

Contributions & Published Works

  • "Biennial Case Law Update for the Business Law Practitioner” – University of Kentucky Business Association Institute, February, 2007
  • "Corporate Governance in Modern Practice" - University of Kentucky Business Associations Institute, February, 2005
  • "International aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions" – Panel Presentation, International Bar Association, London, England – June 2003
  • "Buying and Selling a Business in Kentucky" - University of Kentucky Monograph Series, 2002
  • "Fiduciary Duties; Confidentiality and Non-Competition Agreements" - University of Kentucky 8th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, February 2001
  • "Annual Update on Corporate Law" - Louisville Bar Association, March 1999
  • "Significant Developments in Mergers & Acquisitions" - University of Kentucky 6th Biennial
    Business Associations Institute, February 1997
  • "Use of Delaware Corporations and Delaware Holding Companies" - University of Kentucky College of Law, 1997
  • "Buying and Selling a Business in Kentucky" - University of Kentucky Monograph Series, 1993
  • "Employment Contracts and Covenants Not-To-Compete" - Louisville CLE Institute, May 1991
  • "Mergers & Acquisitions - Transfer of Ownership of the Ongoing Business" - Kentucky Business Organizations, University of Kentucky, 1989
  • "Buyer's Due Diligence Investigations" - Louisville CLE Institute, June 1989 and 1990
  • "Recent Legal Developments and the Effect on the Bank Director" - Kentucky Bankers Association, July 1988
  • "The Operation and Dissolution of the Kentucky Corporation" - Louisville CLE Institute, June 1988
  • "Setting-up, Advising and Maintaining the Closely Held Corporation" - Seminar Moderator, University of Louisville, December 1985
  • "Annual Update on Corporate Law" - Louisville CLE Institute - 1982, 1984 and 1991   

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University of North Dakota, B.S., Education, magna cum laude, 1969
Kent State University, M.Ed., 1971
University of Louisville School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Valedictorian, 1979
Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Business Planning, Taxation of Corporate Reorganizations/Corporate Law, July 1982

  • Kentucky Supreme Court, 1979
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1979
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1981
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