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Angela Marie Richie


(502) 371-1251
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325 W. Main Street
Waterfront Plaza - West Tower
Suite 1810
Louisville, KY 40202


J.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 2004

B.S., with high honors, Civil Engineering, University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School, 2001


Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2018)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2013-19)

Louisville Magazine, "Top Lawyer" in the category of construction law (2012-16)

Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List (2016)

Today's Woman, "Way to Go Woman" in the category of Professional (2013)

ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, nominated and selected as finalist for the ABA National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award  (2011)

Angela M. Richie is a Partner in the Louisville office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Construction practice group. She frequently consults with steel fabricators and other members of the structural steel industry on issues such as: claims for non-payment; allegations of defective fabrication and erection of structural steel; OSHA violations and related retaliation actions; application of the Buy America(n) statutes and regulations; and contracts between steel fabricators, general contractors, and downstream detailers, structural engineers, and erectors. Ms. Richie is a frequent presenter at regional steel fabricator association meetings and seminars hosted by the American Institute of Steel Construction.

Ms. Richie also assists owners, contractors, and subcontractors on a variety of construction issues ranging from construction contracts, collection of unpaid amounts, OSHA violations, mechanic’s liens, workers compensation immunity disputes, and prevailing wage disputes.

Ms. Richie became a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) on March 26, 2009, and uses her knowledge of sustainable practices to advise clients how to maximize “green” design and construction. She was the first attorney in the Commonwealth of Kentucky to achieve Green Advantage® certification in Commercial and Residential construction.


West Virginia (Inactive)
Illinois (Inactive)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia


American Bar Association
American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, Former Governing Committee; Chair, Membership Committee
Kentucky Bar Association

Community Involvement

Southeast Christian Church, member, Crestwood Campus