Legal Eagles: Embry Merritt Shaffar Womack, PLLC

Kristy Wilcox


With over 160 years of combined legal experience, the lawyers of EMSW take a team approach to handling the legal problems of a wide variety of clients throughout Kentucky. The attorneys of EMSW bring specific experience in diverse legal areas to work collaboratively with clients to reach a solution to the most complex legal problems.  

EMSW offers personalized, comprehensive legal services with a focus on litigation, insurance defense, health insurance defense, estate planning and probate, trust and estate litigation, administrative law, regulatory review and analysis, real estate, corporate formation and contracts, transactional matters, and federal criminal law. 

Suzanne Lee Shaffar, Partner.  Suzanne’s practice focuses on wealth transfer planning, gift and estate tax planning, wills and trusts, asset protection planning, probate and estate administration, and litigation involving trusts and estates. Her focus is on assisting families and business owners with designing, drafting and implementing estate and wealth transfer plans that minimize taxes and preserve the family legacy. Suzanne’s knowledge as an estate planner coupled with her experience as a litigator and trial attorney provide a unique set of skills to benefit her clients.

155 East Main Street, Suite 260 | Lexington | 859-543-0453 |