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Nearly 70 Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys Named to Indiana’s Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2015®

INDIANAPOLIS – Fifty four attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indiana offices are among this year’s Indiana Super Lawyers 2015®. In addition, the firm had 15 attorneys named to Indiana Rising Stars 2015®.

The Indiana attorneys who made this year’s Super Lawyers list are:

Fort Wayne

  • Kathleen M. Anderson – Business Litigation; Employment Litigation: Defense 
  • D. Randall Brown – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation 
  • Stephen L. Fink – Bankruptcy: Business; Real Estate: Business; Business Litigation 
  • William T. Hopkins, Jr. – Employment & Labor; Schools & Education


  • Dean T. Barnhard – Intellectual Property; Personal Injury - Products: Defense 
  • John W. Boyd – Mergers & Acquisitions; Closely Held Business; Tax: Business 
  • Jan M. Carroll – Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Communications; Business Litigation 
  • Marcus B. Chandler – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate; International 
  • Joseph C. Chapelle – Civil Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation; Appellate 
  • Richard D. Conard – Intellectual Property 
  • Michael R. Conner – Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Civil Litigation: Defense 
  • Mark J. Crandley – Appellate; State, Local & Municipal; Business Litigation 
  • Anne N. DePrez – Securities Litigation; Business Litigation 
  • Andrew J. Detherage – Business Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Class Action/Mass Torts 
  • Stephen J. Dutton – Energy & Natural Resources; Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance 
  • Joseph G. Eaton – Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Civil Litigation: Defense; General Litigation 
  • Charles P. Edwards – Business Litigation; Insurance Coverage 
  • Julia S. Gard – Intellectual Property 
  • Robert T. Grand – State, Local & Municipal; Administrative Law 
  • E. Sean Griggs – Environmental Litigation; Environmental; Administrative Law 
  • Ronald S. Henderson – Intellectual Property 
  • Joshua P. Hollingsworth – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate 
  • Kenneth H. Inskeep – Class Action/Mass Torts; Professional Liability: Defense; Civil Litigation: Defense 
  • Dennis A. Johnson – Banking; Real Estate 
  • Bart A. Karwath – General Litigation; Employee Benefits; Business Litigation 
  • Michael J. Kaye – Banking; Business/Corporate 
  • John M. Kyle – Environmental; Administrative Law 
  • Lawrence E. Lawhead – Estate Planning & Probate; Estate & Trust Litigation; Real Estate: Consumer 
  • Dwight D. Lueck – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property; Antitrust Litigation 
  • Donald R. Lundberg – General Litigation 
  • Robert D. MacGill – Business Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts 
  • Larry A. Mackey – Criminal Defense: White Collar 
  • John R. Maley – Employment Litigation: Defense; Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Business Litigation 
  • Michael K. McCrory – Bankruptcy: Business; Creditor Debtor Rights: Business; Business/Corporate 
  • Daniel W. McGill – Utilities; Energy & Natural Resources 
  • Jimmie L. McMillian – Civil Litigation: Defense; General Litigation 
  • David B. Millard – Business/Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Securities & Corporate Finance 
  • Peter A. Morse – Appellate; Employment Litigation: Defense; International 
  • R. Anthony Prather – Employment & Labor; Business Litigation 
  • Jeffery J. Qualkinbush – 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: Business 
  • James R. Sweeney – Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; Franchise/Dealership 
  • Claudia V. Swhier – Banking; Securities & Corporate Finance 
  • Lynn C. Tyler – Food and Drugs; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation 
  • Todd G. Vare – Business Litigation; Technology Transactions; Intellectual Property Litigation 
  • David R. Warshauer – Real Estate: Business 
  • T. Joseph Wendt – Business Litigation 
  • Kenneth J. Yerkes – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense 

South Bend

  • Timothy J. Abeska – Business Litigation; Construction Litigation: Business; Surety 
  • Damon R. Leichty – Business Litigation; Personal Injury - Defense: Products 
  • Gerald F. Lutkus – Employment & Labor; Media and Advertising; Business Litigation

Indiana Rising Stars are:

Fort Wayne

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


  • Matthew B. Barr – Civil Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation; Civil Litigation: Plaintiff 
  • Oni N. Harton – Civil Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation 
  • David P. Hooper – Securities & Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; Banking 
  • Kara M. Kapke – General Litigation; Personal Injury - Products: Defense 
  • Joshua P. Larsen – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property 
  • Kyle W. LeClere – Civil Litigation: Defense 
  • Kathleen Matsoukas – Criminal Defense: White Collar; General Litigation 
  • David J. Pryzbylski – Employment Litigation: Defense; Labor & Employment 
  • Peter Tschanz – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense 
  • Jennifer R. Tudor – Civil Litigation: Defense; Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Employment Litigation: Defense 
  • Martin W. Zivitz – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate

South Bend

  • Alice J. Springer – Construction Litigation: Business; Business Litigation

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.

The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

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. Visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.



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