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
Zach Ahonen has joined Densborn Blachly LLP as an associate, where he will practice in the transactions group.
*Stephen Grothouse has joined the Indianapolis office of Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C., where his practice focuses on health information technology.
*Elijah Hammans has joined the Indianapolis office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as a partner in its private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and finance practices.
Ashlee M. Kestler has joined Hollingsworth & Zivitz P.C. as an associate. Promotions
*Tavonna Harris Askew has been promoted to chief of staff for the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. She most recently worked as vice president and general counsel for the corporation.
Appointments & Elections
The Indianapolis Bar Association has selected *John Bishop to serve on the executive committee of the Intellectual Property Section.
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorney *Ashley N. Leonard has been selected to serve on the board of directors of the Little Wish Foundation, which serves pediatric oncology patients. Plews attorney *Brett Nelson has been named president of Paws and Think Inc., which works to enhance the quality of life for the community by using the power of the human-animal bond.
Indiana Utility Consumer Counselor *David Stippler has been appointed to the Financial Research Institute advisory board.
*James Milstone, a managing partner at Kopka Pinkus Dolin, has been elected to the Indiana Motor Truck Association board of directors.
Awards & Honors
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorney *John Ketcham has become a registered civil mediator in Indiana.
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C. chairman Bill Thompson has received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health Alumni Association. Environmental attorney Tim Haley of Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indianapolis office was named a “Rising Star” by Law360. He is one of two attorneys recognized nationwide in the area of environmental law. New Firm
Reichel IP LLP is now Reichel Stohry LLP. *Michael D. Head has joined the Indianapolis office as of counsel.
David P. Durbin and Eric S. Jungbauer have formed Durbin Jungbauer LLC in Noblesville, which represents small businesses, entrepreneurs, families and individuals.•