Claria Horn Boom
Claria is a member of the firm, based in the Lexington office. She represents clients in a wide variety of banking, finance, and commercial transactions, as well as internal investigations. She has extensive experience in representing lenders in financing transactions and other banking-related areas, including workouts, litigation, and real estate.
Claria began her legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Pierce Lively, United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She then practiced at King & Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia representing large clients in product liability and toxic tort litigation. She returned to Kentucky as an Assistant United States Attorney (E.D. Ky. and W.D. Ky.), prosecuting a wide variety of financial crimes, including bank fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.
Advise financial institutions on issues related to real estate, commercial lending, banking regulations, litigation matters, and workouts.
Advise purchasers on real estate matters in $90 million acquisition of coal terminals and coal mines in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.
Assist client in drafting and negotiating easement agreements with dozens of landowners in connection with the replacement of an underground pipeline (and associated litigation matters).
Highlights & Recognitions
- Frost Brown Todd Mentor of the Year, 2012
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Fayette County Bar Association
Civic & Charitable Organizations
- Transylvania University, Board of Trustees (past member)
- Southland Christian Church
Non-FBT Publications and Events
"Wiretap and Electronic Surveillance Act of 1994"
H.B. 2153, S.B. 2708, enacted into Tennessee law, April 21, 1994
Co-Author: "Appealing Punitive Damage Awards: Getting the Most Mileage Out of BMW v Gore and Other Recent Developments in the Law"
ABA Products Liability Publication, November 1997
Co-Author: "The Turncoat Employee: The Problem of Locking the Barn Door"
Chemical Manufacturer's Association Annual Meeting, July 1996