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Michael Cracraft, Philip McKiernan and Steven Krohne have joined Ice Miller LLP as partners in the energy and utilities group. The three previously practiced at Hackman Hulett and Cracraft LLP. Mark Alderfer has joined Due Doyle Fanning LLP’s insurance defense litigation practice. The firm is now Due Doyle Fanning & Alderfer LLP. He previously was a partner with Hackman Hulett & Cracraft LLP.
*Nicholson Davey Neal
has joined Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn LLP and serves as president of Clark Quinn Public Affairs. He practices in government services, business and commercial, and hospitality law.
has joined Quarles & Brady LLP as an associate in the commercial litigation practice group.
Steven V. Shoup has joined Littler Mendelson P.C.’s Indianapolis office as special counsel. He practices in labor and employment law.
has joined Cantrell Strenski & Mehringer LLP as an associate attorney.
*Kevin A. Halloran
has joined the tax group at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP as a partner. He most recently was a partner of Bunger & Robertson in Bloomington. *Melissa Coxey
and *Jennifer Drewry
have joined the firm as of counsel and practice in the hospitality and alcoholic beverage law group.
*Michael B. Reichert
has joined Wooden & McLaughlin LLP’s real estate team and focuses his practice in the areas of real estate finance and development. He previously worked for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
*Joseph O. Hankins
has joined Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP as an associate in its Indianapolis office. He works with business owners, entrepreneurs and managers in the areas of business law and estate planning.
*Russell L. Brown
and *Michael P. Maxwell
are now partners of Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn LLP. Brown practices in real estate and zoning, and municipal and corporate services. Maxwell practices in employment law and commercial litigation.
*Brett J. Ashton
is now a partner at Krieg DeVault LLP in its Indianapolis office. He is a member of the firm’s financial institutions and governmental affairs practices. *Nicole R. Finelli
and *Brian M. Heaton
are now partners in the firm’s Carmel office. Finelli is a member of the business and commercial and real estate lending practices; Heaton is a member of the health care and business practices. *Steven P. Lammers
is now a partner in the Merrillville office. He is a member of the litigation practice.
*Nathan D. Hansen
is now a partner at O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP.
Appointments & Elections
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP partner *Greg Gotwald
is now president of the board of directors for Child Advocates Inc.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor *Carlton Waterhouse
has been appointed to the Indiana Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
*E. Joseph Kremp
has been elected to Wooden McLaughlin LLP’s management committee.
Bose Public Affairs Group LLC principal and Bose McKinney & Evans LLP partner *Greg Hahn
has been named to the board of trustees for the Catholic Community Foundation.
J. Mark Robinson has been named president of the River Ridge Development Authority board of directors for the 10th consecutive year. Robinson is the managing attorney of the New Albany office of Indiana Legal Services Inc. Kightlinger & Gray LLP partner Van T. Willis has been selected as a part-time U.S. magistrate judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. He will preside over preliminary criminal proceedings in the New Albany division. His appointment will be made upon completion of an FBI background check.
The 2015 Indianapolis Bar Association board of directors are: *John C. Trimble
, Lewis Wagner LLP, president; Hon. Robyn L. Moberly
, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana, president-elect; Nissa M. Ricafort
, Broyles Kight & Ricafort P.C., first vice-president; Jeffrey A. Abrams
, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP, immediate past-president; Jimmie L. McMillian
, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, treasurer; and William E. Winingham Jr.
, Wilson Kehoe Winingham, secretary. The 2015 Indianapolis Bar Foundation board of directors are: *Erin A. Clancy
, Kightlinger & Gray LLP, president; Andrew L. Campbell
, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, president-elect; Holly J. Wanzer
, Wanzer Edwards P.C., first vice-president; David J. Duncan
, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, immediate past-president; Rebecca W. Geyer
, Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates P.C., secretary; and Lee C. Christie
, Cline Farrell Christie & Lee P.C., treasurer.
Awards & Honors
Bowers Harrison LLP attorney *Sarah B. Fandrey
has been selected to participate in the Indiana State Bar Association’s 2015 Leadership Development Academy Class. Her practice focuses on commercial and residential real estate transactions.
*Rebecca W. Geyer
, the founding partner at Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates in Carmel, has been named a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.