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Kimberly H. Bryant

Kim’s practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate development, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, land use and leasing; mergers, acquisitions and general corporate representation of closely held companies; mineral and natural resources transactions; representing both borrowers and lenders in asset-based lending and other commercial lending matters; secured transactions; and tax increment financing.

Education & Credentials


Morehead State University

B.A., Social Science, 1996
  • magna cum laude

University of Kentucky College of Law

J.D., 2001
  • cum laude

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky


  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, 2023-2024

Prominent Assignments

Key member of deal team responsible for negotiating and documenting sale of fitness industry assets and related real estate interests in multiple states

Advised borrowers in securitized finance and defeasance transactions

Counsel for shopping center owners in negotiating and documenting ECR agreements and leases to national and regional tenants

Represented corporate investor with respect to acquisition of significant equity interest in coal mining business

Negotiated complex investment in equine operations business and related real estate holding company

Represented purchaser of hardwoods products businesses

Professional Involvement

  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Energy & Mineral Law Foundation

Community Involvement

  • Commerce Lexington Public Policy Council, 2012-2014
  • Board of Directors, Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, 2006-2012
  • Leadership Lexington, Class of 2008-2009
  • Vice Chairperson, Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Address Enforcement Hearing Board, 2008-2015
  • Past Member, Advanced Manufacturing Partnership


  • Author, “Easements and Licenses,” Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice, 4th ed., § 19 (UK/CLE) 2013
  • Co-Author, “Opinion Letters,” Kentucky Real Estate Law and Practice, 4th ed., § 10 (UK/CLE) 2013
  • “Distressed Asset Disposition: Selling Encumbered Mineral Properties,” 34th Annual Energy & Mineral Law Institute, June 18, 2013
  • Author, “Understanding Unconventional Easements and Rights of Entry,” 33 Energy & Min. L. Inst. 15 (2012)
  • “Understanding Unconventional Easements and Rights of Entry,” 33rd Annual Energy & Mineral Law Institute, June 26, 2012
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