Carmine Iaccarino is a Member with Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC. His main practice areas include employment Law, Government & Municipal Law, Education Law (Colleges & Universities; P-12 Schools), and Administrative Law.
For nearly a decade, Carmine served the public as counsel and director for executive and regulatory agencies in Kentucky. Most recently as Chief of Staff and as General Counsel to the Kentucky Attorney General, he provided comprehensive strategic, policy, and legal advice and counsel to the Attorney General and the office’s divisions on issues involving the office’s litigation portfolio, government law, ethics, and compliance. There, he litigated complex constitutional questions, defended executive and judicial branch officials, and fielded inquiries from officials across the Commonwealth on matters of state and local law. He also oversaw appeals under the Open Meetings and Open Records Acts and requests for the Attorney General’s formal Opinions.
Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Carmine served as Governor-appointed General Counsel of the Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet, where he was chief counsel to the Cabinet and its twelve agencies charged with regulating horse racing, financial institutions, insurance, alcoholic beverages, construction, professional licensing, and charitable gaming. While at the Cabinet, he successfully defended the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s declaration of the winner of the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby.