Thomas Wheeler II, a partner at Frost Brown Todd LLC in Indianapolis, served as acting assistant attorney general for the division after President Donald Trump was sworn in Jan. 20. He recently returned to private practice.
African-American partners with decades in practice said their experiences helped open opportunities for younger lawyers and increase discussions about diversity in general, but they acknowledge challenges persist.
Women and minorities have made small gains in representation in the legal community over the last seven years, though their representation in some areas of the legal profession is still below pre-recession levels, a new national report says.
An Indianapolis attorney with a background in child abuse and sex offense litigation has been selected to conduct a review of USA Gymnastics’ policies and procedures for reporting and responding to allegations of sexual misconduct.