Under sharp criticism during its marquee March Madness tournaments, the Indianapolis-based NCAA said Thursday it is hiring a law firm to review potential gender equity issues related to how it conducts its men’s and women’s championship events.
Surprise plunge in bankruptcies puts attorneys to test
Economists thought economic turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic would cause bankruptcy filings to surge. Instead, they’ve plummeted, which is forcing bankruptcy practitioners across the state to cut costs or find other work to fill the void.Read More
Taft builds new lobby group with Ice Miller transplants
The former Ice Miller employees—including Lacy Johnson and John Hammond III—will form the core of Taft’s new 14-member Public Affairs Strategies Group, 11 professionals plus three support staffers.Read More
Former IU athletic director Glass joining Indianapolis law firm
Fred Glass, 61, will become a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, where he will operate a general business law practice, while also handling matters related to higher education, employment, government matters, sports, media and entertainment.Read More
Bingham merging with Dentons, bringing biggest global law firm to Indiana
In a move that’s expected to transform the Indiana legal landscape, Bingham Greenebaum Doll has announced it will be combining with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.Read More
Frost Brown Todd said the new office will be served by newly recruited lawyers as well as nearly a dozen existing attorneys who represent clients in their home markets and on the federal level.
The Indianapolis-based law firm said Thomas Cook will join its Site Selection & Economic Incentives Group, where he’ll assist clients with economic development deals, among other duties.
Dinsmore, a national firm with more than 700 attorneys in 29 cities, will add Wooden’s 47 attorneys and offices in Indianapolis, Evansville and Bloomington.
Dimos, 59, had become the general counsel of the Chicago-based American Bar Association in September.
No staff members or lawyers at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath had tested positive for COVID-19, but a person who attended a firm event in Faegre Drinker’s Washington office had tested positive. Employees are now working remotely.
The combined firm, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, will have 1,300 attorneys and consultants in 22 offices, making it one of the nation’s 50 largest law firms. The merger does away with the names of Baker and Daniels, which had been part of the firm’s moniker for 130 years.
Tucked under the wing of law firm Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman for nearly three decades, contract management software firm Ntracts is now taking off under the leadership of John Shane, who bought the company in 2016.
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades.
Like the entrepreneurs they represent, the three lawyers who recently formed JBJ Legal got restless working for someone else. Befitting their entrepreneurial spirit, the three have leveraged technology and capitalized on modern-day office concepts in starting their firm.
Fair Finance fraud felon Tim Durham will get a chance to grill his former trial attorney and call more than a dozen witnesses during an evidentiary hearing into whether he received proper representation before he was sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.
The company, founded last year, offers legal medical consulting and medical product consulting to law firms, life sciences companies, and health and wellness businesses.
Once the combination is completed Jan. 1, Taft will grow to more than 600 lawyers spread across 12 offices located primarily in the Midwest.
Carol Applegate and Lisa Dillman have joined their firms to form Applegate and Dillman Elder Law, they announced Tuesday.
A Carmel-based plaintiff has filed a lawsuit against Krieg DeVault, alleging the Indianapolis-based law firm’s failure to file a property deed in 2003 in a transaction involving defunct retailer HHGregg could now cost the real estate company millions of dollars.
Three attorneys have left Carmel-based Hollingsworth & Zivitz law firm to start their own partnership, the lawyers announced.
Local firm KennMar plans to turn a downtown law office building on East Washington Street into a Tribute by Marriott-branded boutique hotel with 90 rooms, a restaurant, a courtyard and a rooftop patio.