On The Move highlights employment news, awards and honors attorneys receive, and board appointments or elected positions. Digital images should be 200 dpi and saved as eps, tiff or jpg. Color images are preferred. Information must be submitted at least 10 days before the Wednesday issue in which it is to appear. Submit your announcement at http://www.theindianalawyer.com/submit-on-the-move or email to managing editor Jennifer Nelson at [email protected]. New Associations
*Josh Abel will join Faegre Baker Daniels LLP’s nonprofit practice group in September. Abel previously was executive director of the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic.
*Laura E. Wyrick has joined Burt Blee Dixon Sutton & Bloom LLP as an associate.
*Alyssa B. Rogers has joined North American Midway Entertainment as its first general counsel.
*Catherine Fanello has joined Krieg DeVault LLP’s litigation and public finance practice groups as an associate.
*Cari L. Sheehan has joined Reminger Co. LPA’s Indianapolis office. Her practice areas include retail and hospitality, employment practices and workers’ compensation.
Douglas K. Walker has joined the Law Office of David Gladish P.C. His practice will predominately be devoted to personal injury, business litigation, and estate and wealth management.
*Michelle L. Cooper has joined Lewis Kappes P.C. as an equity director. She is a member of the firm’s education law and governmental service practice groups. *Susan Traynor Chastain and *Karen Glasser Sharp have joined as equity directors in the education law practice group.
*Marilee J. Springer has returned to Ice Miller LLP after serving as deputy chief of staff and senior policy director for Gov. Mike Pence. She is a partner concentrating on representing tax-exempt organizations, donors and governmental entities and affiliates.
Promotions Claire Emswiller Short and Cassandra A. Kruse will become shareholders of Emswiller Williams Noland & Clarke P.C. effective Sept. 1.
*Winfield D. Ong has been appointed the acting criminal chief in the Southern District of Indiana, supervising attorneys who work fraud, public corruption, child exploitation, human trafficking, environmental and other criminal cases in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Appointments and Elections
*Christine Hayes Hickey, a partner with Rubin & Levin P.C., has been elected to serve as secretary of the National Conference of Bar Presidents at its annual meeting in Boston in August.
*John Krauss has been named to a five-year term on the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.
*David J. Theising of Harrison & Moberly LLP has been elected to a three-year term on the Governing Board of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, the largest organization of construction lawyers in the world.
Awards and Honors
Indiana University Maurer School of Law Professor Ajay K. Mehrotra has been named the winner of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History 2014 annual book award. He was selected for his work, “Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929.”
Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Melissa S. May and Muncie attorney Robert C. Beasley have received the Excellence in Continuing Legal Education Award from ICLEF. New Location
The Evansville office of Kightlinger & Gray LLP has relocated to 7220 Eagle Crest Blvd., Evansville, IN 47715-9815.•