In one fell swoop, the law firm more than doubled the size of its intellectual property team with the additions it scored from Krieg DeVault. The move could bring as much as $10 million in annual revenue to Taft.
Several firms with a big presence in Indianapolis are among the Midwestern practices now deciding not to specify a home office. Local autonomy and decentralized management are major trends, which can help with recruiting.
Things have suddenly taken an ugly turn for veteran Indianapolis attorney Jim Knauer and his legal advisers at Faegre Baker Daniels, who are under attack by parties that want them bounced from the massive bankruptcy case for Eastern Livestock Inc.
J. Murray Clark takes over at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP for Jacqueline Simmons, who became general counsel of Indiana University on July 1. Clark is former chairman of the Indiana Republican Party and served as a state senator for 11 years.