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Indiana Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 63 Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys

INDIANAPOLIS – The 2017 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers includes 63 attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indiana offices who have been recognized for attaining peer recognition and professional achievement. Of those, 18 attorneys were named on the Indiana Rising Stars 2017 list.

The 45 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


  • Steven M. Badger – Professional Liability: Defense; Business Litigation; Media and Advertising
  • John W. Boyd – Mergers & Acquisitions; Closely Held Business; Tax: Business
  • Jan M. Carroll – Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Communications; Business Litigation
  • 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
  • David R. Gillay – Environmental
  • Robert T. Grand – State, Local & Municipal; Administrative Law
  • E. Sean Griggs – Environmental Litigation; Environmental; Administrative Law
  • Joshua P. Hollingsworth – Mergers & Acquisitions; Business/Corporate
  • Kenneth H. Inskeep – Class Action/Mass Torts; Professional Liability: Defense; Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Karoline E. Jackson – Business Litigation; Construction Litigation: Business; Securities Litigation
  • Dennis A. Johnson – Banking; Real Estate
  • Christian P. Jones – Insurance Coverage; General Litigation
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kendall Millard – Antitrust Litigation
  • Peter A. Morse, Jr. – Appellate; Employment Litigation: Defense; International
  • Deborah Pollack-Milgate – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation; Appellate
  • 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
  • James R. Sweeney II – Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; Franchise/Dealership
  • Lynn C. Tyler – Food and Drugs; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation
  • 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

The 18 Indiana attorneys who made this year’s Indiana Rising Stars list are:

Fort Wayne

  • Adam L. Bartrom – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Jason T. Clagg – Employment Litigation: Defense; Schools & Education; Employment & Labor


  • Matthew B. Barr – Civil Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation; Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • Christopher Bayh – Business Litigation
  • Todd A. Dixon – Business Litigation; Employment & Labor: Employer; Aviation and Aerospace
  • Oni N. Harton – Civil Litigation: Defense; Business Litigation
  • Kara M. Kapke – General Litigation; Personal Injury - Products: Defense
  • Joshua P. Larsen – Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property
  • Kyle W. LeClere – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Jessica M. Lindemann – Business Litigation; Appellate; Securities Litigation; General Litigation
  • Kathleen Matsoukas – Criminal Defense: White Collar; General Litigation
  • Alexander P. Orlowski – Business Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Civil Litigation: Plaintiff; Civil Litigation: Defense
  • David J. Pryzbylski – Employment Litigation: Defense; Labor & Employment
  • Caitlin S. Schroeder – Professional Liability: Defense; General Litigation
  • Andrea Warren – Insurance Coverage
  • Jennifer Tudor Wright – Civil Litigation: Defense; Personal Injury - Products: Defense; Employment Litigation: Defense

South Bend

  • Joel T. Bowers – Environmental Litigation
  • 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 multiphased 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.

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