INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Lawyer has honored three Barnes & Thornburg LLP attorneys with its 2018 Leadership in Law award. The statewide legal publication named R. Anthony Prather as a “Distinguished Barrister” and Christopher J. Bayh and Caitlin S. Schroeder as “Up and Coming Lawyers.”
Prather, a partner in the firm’s Indianapolis office, was one of 15 lawyers to be named a Distinguished Barrister. Recipients of the honor are those lawyers who have dedicated their lives to the legal profession and to their communities.
A labor and employment lawyer, Prather represents management interests in all aspects of his practice, including workplace investigations, audits, supervisory training, defense of discrimination and retaliation claims, and preparation of and defense of affirmative action plans. Additionally, he assists clients with negotiation of executive employment, separation and non-compete agreements. Prather also serves as vice chair of the firm’s Higher Education Practice Group.
As a partner in the firm’s Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., offices, Bayh focuses his practice on complex commercial disputes, government and constitutional litigation and higher education law. He is a member of the firm’s Appellate and Critical Motions Practice Group, is active in the local appellate bar, and regularly lectures on appellate practice.
Schroeder represents clients in government and business litigation. She also represents lawyers in disciplinary proceedings brought by the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission and assists bar applicants before the Indiana Board of Law Examiners. She is an associate in the Litigation Department in Indianapolis.
The Indiana Lawyer established the Leadership in Law awards in 2006 as a way to honor outstanding lawyers who have shown a commitment to their peers, clients and the Indiana legal community.
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 14 offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C.