Jim Newberry focuses his practice on representing colleges and universities and their affiliated organizations. He recently served as Mayor of Lexington and has extensive leadership experience in the equine industry, legal service industry, state government and higher education. Mr. Newberry is leader of the firm's Higher Education Team and is a member of the Alternative & Renewable Energy Team. He also serves as the Managing Member of the firm's Louisville, Kentucky office.
Memberships & Awards
2012-2014 Vice President and General Counsel, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky
2011-2012 Managing Partner, Hargrove Madden, LLP
2011-2012 Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Executive in Residence, University of Kentucky
2007-2011 Mayor, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Lexington, Kentucky
1999-2006 Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
1990-1998 Partner/Shareholder, Newberry, Hargrove & Baker, P.S.C.
1991-1992 Acting Secretary, Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet, Commonwealth of Kentucky
1984-1988 General Counsel, Airdrie Stud, Inc.
1981-1984 Fowler, Measle & Bell