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More than 50 Barnes & Thornburg LLP Attorneys Ranked in Indiana Super Lawyers 2013®

Indianapolis - More than 50 attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indiana offices are among this year’s Indiana Super Lawyers 2013®, a listing that will appear in the March issue of Indiana Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, the firm had 15 attorneys named to “Indiana Rising Stars” 2013.

John Maley, a partner in the firm’s Indianapolis office and member of the Labor & Employment and Litigation departments, is ranked in the top 10.

The Indiana attorneys who made this year’s Super Lawyers list, including their primary practice area, include:

Fort Wayne

  • Kathleen Anderson – Business Litigation; Employment Litigation: Defense
  • D. Randall Brown – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation
  • Stephen L. Fink – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Business Litigation; Eminent Domain
  • William T. Hopkins, Jr. – Employment & Labor; Schools & Education


  • Dean T. Barnhard – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Intellectual Property
  • John W. Boyd – Mergers & Acquisitions; Closely Held Business; Tax
  • Catherine L. Bridge – Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Terri L. Bruksch – Personal Injury Defense: Products; General Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Jan M. Carroll – Business Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: Products; First Amendment/Media/Advertising
  • Joseph C. Chapelle – Civil Litigation Defense; Business Litigation; Appellate
  • Richard D. Conard – Intellectual Property
  • Michael R. Conner – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Civil Litigation Defense
  • Mark J. Crandley – Appellate; Government/Cities/Municipalities; Business Litigation
  • Anne N. DePrez – Securities Litigation; Business Litigation; Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Andrew J. Detherage – Business Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Stephen J. Dutton – Securities & Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; Information Technology/Outsourcing
  • Joseph G. Eaton – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Civil Litigation Defense; General Litigation
  • Charles P. Edwards – Business Litigation; Insurance Coverage
  • Michael R. Fruehwald – Civil Litigation Defense
  • Julia S. Gard – Intellectual Property
  • E. Sean Griggs – Environmental Litigation; Environmental; Administrative Law
  • Ronald S. Henderson – Intellectual Property
  • Kenneth H. Inskeep – Personal Injury Defense: Products; Civil Litigation Defense; Professional Liability: Defense
  • Dennis A. Johnson – Banking; Real Estate
  • Bart A. Karwath – Business Litigation; Employee Benefits/ERISA
  • Michael J. Kaye – Banking; Business/Corporate
  • Donald E. Knebel – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation; Antitrust Litigation
  • John M. Kyle – Environmental; Administrative Law
  • Lawrence E. Lawhead – Estate Planning & Probate; Real Estate; Closely Held Business
  • Dwight D. Lueck – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property; Antitrust Litigation
  • Larry A. Mackey – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Robert D. MacGill – Business Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts
  • John R. Maley – Employment Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Michael K. McCrory – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Business/Corporate
  • Daniel W. McGill – Utilities; Energy & Natural Resources
  • David B. Millard – Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Peter A. Morse – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense; International
  • R. Anthony Prather – Employment & Labor; Business Litigation
  • Jeffery J. Qualkinbush – Bonds/Government Finance; Schools & Education
  • Michael Rosiello – Business Litigation; Appellate; Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Peter J. Rusthoven – Appellate; Business/Corporate; Civil Litigation Defense
  • Larry J. Stroble – Tax
  • James R. Sweeney – Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; Franchise/Dealership
  • Claudia V. Swhier – Banking; Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lynn C. Tyler – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property; FDA
  • David R. Warshauer – Real Estate
  • Kenneth J. Yerkes – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense

South Bend

  • Timothy J. Abeska – Business Litigation; Construction Litigation; Construction/Surety
  • Brian J. Lake – Closely Held Business; Mergers & Acquisitions; Employee Benefits/ERISA
  • Damon R. Leichty – Business Litigation; Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Gerald F. Lutkus – Employment & Labor; First Amendment/Media/Advertising; Business Litigation

Indiana “Rising Stars” include:

Fort Wayne

  • Adam L. Bartrom – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Jason T. Clagg – Employment Litigation: Defense; Schools & Education; Employment & Labor
  • Lisa D. Updike – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Business/Corporate


  • Joshua P. Hollingsworth – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate
  • David P. Hooper – Securities & Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; Banking
  • Joshua P. Larsen – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property
  • Jimmie L. McMillian – General Litigation
  • Mark R. Owens – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Business/Corporate
  • David J. Pryzbylski – Employment & Labor
  • Martin W. Zivitz – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate

South Bend

  • Laura D. Seng – Health Care; Business/Corporate
  • Alice J. Springer – Business Litigation; Construction Litigation

Attorneys were selected through a peer-review survey sent to more than 13,000 attorneys, who were asked to nominate the best attorneys they had personally observed in action. The top point-getters, who comprise not more than five percent of licensed attorneys in the state, were selected as Super Lawyers.

With more than 600 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from its offices in Atlanta, Delaware, Chicago, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com.



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