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Barnes & Thornburg Offices Expand with Addition of New Attorneys

May 20, 2015 Los Angeles | Indianapolis | Chicago | Atlanta

Barnes & Thornburg LLP has hired five new attorneys in the firm’s Atlanta, Chicago, Indianapolis and Los Angeles offices. The new attorneys are:


Rishi S. Suthar is of counsel in Barnes & Thornburg’s Atlanta office. He is a member of the Intellectual Property Department and focuses his practice on complex patent litigation matters. He has experience in handling virtually all facets of patent litigation from discovery through trial in matters before federal district courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Suthar earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland at College Park and his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the state of Georgia and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


Adeyemi O. Adenrele is an associate and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg full time, Adenrele was a law clerk and summer associate in the Indianapolis office. He was also a legal intern for the Indiana General Assembly. Before law school, Adenrele served as an education volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Cape Verde, Africa.

Adenrele earned his J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, his master’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany and his bachelor’s degree from Union College. He is admitted to practice in Indiana.

Adam G. Steuerwald is an associate in the Real Estate Department. He focuses his practice on real estate finance matters. Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg full time, Steuerwald was a summer associate and law clerk in the firm’s Indianapolis office. He was also an intern for the Indiana Supreme Court, Division of State Court Administration.

Steuerwald earned his bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Indiana.

Los Angeles

Jonathan J. Boustani is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Litigation Department. Boustani has business and commercial litigation experience at the state, federal and appellate level. Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Boustani worked as a litigation associate at an Orange County-based law firm, where he litigated disputes involving business torts, trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract, health care law, municipal law, First Amendment violations, and trademark infringement.

Boustani received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice in California.

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 12 offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter at @BTLawNews.



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