Andrew Detherage began his tenure Wednesday as the new managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg, succeeding Robert Grand, who has led the AmLaw 200 firm since 2014.
New boss at Barnes: Detherage brings sense of history, appetite for growth to leadership position
Andrew Detherage is applying history lessons and putting his own imprint on Barnes, having taken over as the firm’s managing partner on Nov. 9.Read More
Appetite for more: Expansions by 2 Indy law firms reflect legal industry’s focus on growth
September began with two law firms that have offices in Indiana announcing they were expanding into new markets, providing another indication of the legal industry’s increasing appetite and pressure to get bigger.Read More
Two Indianapolis attorneys join BigWigs campaign to help fight breast cancer
Normally, Jayna Cacioppo and Neal Brackett fit the image of picture-perfect attorneys — polished, pressed and professional. But recently they have added a splash of pink to their appearance.Read More
More Indiana law firms returning to in-person work
Indiana law firms are either having attorneys and staff come back to office or making plans for a return in a few months. The firms contacted by The Indiana Lawyer are encouraging rather than requiring their employees to get vaccinated, and they have found most of their workforces have been inoculated.Read More
Organizations considering adverse employment actions for their H-1B foreign national employees should take into account required actions and related issues to avoid an H-1B violation
‘Ferocious rate’ of gifting as sunset nears for exemption: Transfer of assets spurred by coming cut in exemption, market downturn
Even though asset values and wealth are being squeezed in today’s economic environment of inflation, rising interest rates and possible recession, estate planning attorneys are looking beyond the current market conditions to the calendar.
Indianapolis-based Barnes & Thornburg LLP is growing its complex litigation and life sciences practices with the openings of new offices in Philadelphia and Morristown, New Jersey, marking the firm’s latest expansion on the East Coast.
IBJ Media has named its inaugural Indiana 250, a list of the state’s most influential and impactful business and community leaders, representing public and private companies, law firms, universities, not-for-profits, government and community organizations.
7th Circuit: Convicted CEO Burkhart doomed by evidence, not Barnes & Thornburg’s conflict of interest
Although the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed the legal counsel had a conflict of interest when defending James Burkhart against federal fraud charges, the disgraced CEO of American Senior Communities failed to show he suffered as a result.
Robert Grand, who has led Barnes & Thornburg through seven years of consecutive growth including a nearly 40% increase in revenue, has announced he will be stepping down as the firm’s managing partner in November 2022.
Barnes & Thornburg’s new Prelaw Scholars Program covers the cost of applying to law school for select low-income students who have demonstrated academic excellence and personal achievements.
As employees trickle back into offices that have stood nearly skeletal for more than a year, many are left to wonder what work will look like in a post-pandemic society. Meanwhile, several Indiana law firms have followed through with plans to transition into new buildings — plans already set in motion before COVID-19 was a common term.
Barnes & Thornburg is among the organizations conducting in-depth assessments to inform concrete steps toward change—whether that means rewriting job postings, making representation a must for candidate pools or boosting employee support systems.
A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate in March seeks to quantify the lack of diversity among patent holders. The Inventor Diversity for Economic Advancement Act of 2021 — or IDEA Act — would require the USPTO to collect inventors’ demographic information, including race and gender.
The Indiana Bar Foundation, with the support of several major law firms, has launched a diversity initiative designed to remove financial barriers that can prevent high school students from participating in mock trial programs.
After sailing through the House without a single vote in opposition, a bill that would enable individuals to recoup attorney fees from state agencies could hit a stiff wind Wednesday as public interest organizations are aligning to try to block the legislation from moving any further through the Statehouse.
Proposed changes to the country’s tipped employee regulations have caused a stir among some states and worker advocates, prompting a temporary halt of further movement from the U.S. Department of Labor.
With the search underway for only the third director of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, one thing seems certain: The court will take its time finding a successor for retired leader G. Michael Witte.
At the start of 2021, family law practitioners and longtime colleagues James Reed and Michael Kohlhaas made a career move that runs counter to the current trend — they went from big to boutique.
The Indiana Supreme Court has cleared a well-known attorney and former federal prosecutor of misconduct charges stemming from a nearly decade-old matter. The court found Thursday “that the allegations of misconduct were not proven” in a one-page judgment in favor of Barnes & Thornburg partner Larry Mackey.