LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dinsmore & Shohl LLP adds two new associates in Lexington and Louisville.
Alex D. Croft is among the Louisville office’s newest talent focusing on estate planning and tax law. Croft comes to the firm from Commonwealth Bank and Trust, where he was general counsel – trust counsel, vice president. He received his J.D. from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law and B.S. in finance from the University of Kentucky.
Croft serves on the estate planning counsel of Louisville, is a member of the KBA Young Lawyers Division, and is on the board of directors at Cabbage Patch Settlement House. In his spare time, he volunteers with the Legal Aid Society of Louisville.
Sara A. Johnston joins the Lexington office. Her focus is on corporate litigation and debt restructuring. Johnston, a Kentucky Rising Star the past two years, has experience restructuring Kentucky businesses, preserving and litigating multi-million dollar creditor claims, judgment liens, creditor claims in probate, negotiating contracts, negotiating settlement agreements, and loan workouts.
Johnston is accredited with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, chair for the Kentucky Bar Association, Elder Law Section Legislative Committee and the Legislative and Policy Review Committee for the Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders and a volunteer for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass. Johnston earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law and B.S. in Political Science and Psychology as an early graduate from Auburn University.