Effective New Year’s Eve, Taft Stettinius & Hollister and Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss completed a combination first announced in September 2022. The move gives Taft — which has an office in Indianapolis — its first Michigan footprint.
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
Deal or no deal? Mediators, attorneys say ADR may not be best route for M&A transactions
Some could argue that alternative dispute resolution is the solution to speeding up the process for M&A deals stuck in limbo, but both mediators and M&A attorneys alike agree mediation and arbitration are not the routes they’d choose in most situations.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
Web Exclusive: Fennell to offer pro bono abroad through Fulbright scholarship in Republic of Maldives
A 10-hour time difference couldn’t stifle Monica Fennell’s excitement about being in a foreign country for a unique opportunity to do what she loves: talk about pro bono work. Indianapolis-based Fennell, who serves as pro bono director at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP and as an adjunct professor at Butler University, was recently chosen to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, sending her to the Republic of Maldives.Read More
Corporate officers are often under the mistaken belief that the corporate veil will protect them from individual liability for intellectual property infringement. While that generally can be true, it is not without exceptions.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister has joined the medical-legal partnership program at Eskenazi Health, expanding the 14-year-old initiative that has helped more than 2,500 patients.
Indiana Department of Correction Deputy Commissioner Christina Reagle has been promoted to the top post. That comes after current DOC Commissioner Rob Carter announced he is stepping down to take a position with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP.
Taft partner Peter French shares his thoughts on mediation in commercial disputes.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister’s entrance into the Detroit market is another step toward the firm’s goal, adopted more than a decade ago, of becoming a “dominant middle-market regional law firm.”
Taft Stettinius & Hollister is expanding into the Michigan market through the merger announced today with Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, the seventh-largest law firm in Detroit.
While recent events have contributed to and exacerbated this problem, the presence of mental health issues in the workplace existed long before the beginning of a global pandemic. Despite that fact, employers still at times simply do not know how to confront and handle mental health issues.
Recently during a lunch with a business owner and client, I asked about legal technology that she likes and that makes her life easier. Her answer — and the answers received after asking others — was enlightening.
This article will highlight the three generally accepted methods used to value IP. While using a single method will not be definitive, together these methods may provide an effective perspective on the value of IP.
Artificial intelligence offers great potential to positively affect virtually all areas of our lives. There is, however, significant potential for abuse and harm resulting from irresponsible use of AI. These warnings have led to a growing body of regulation around AI, which seems likely to increase as this technology develops.
Designed and constructed by CSO Architects and Keystone Construction Group, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in September 2019 opened the Indianapolis Taft Center — 5,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference and event space in the heart of the city.
Vaccine mandates still contested issue inside law offices, courts as president prepares requirements
Whether by choice or force, COVID-19 vaccine mandates are changing operations in law offices and courtrooms across the country.
Taking a pass on opening statements in mediation is an easy out. However, does that make it a good idea? Should it be the rule, rather than the exception? Is forgoing the opening statement in the client’s best interests?
Over the last 18 months we have seen drastic changes in this country’s employment laws as a result of the pandemic, including new and updated laws and regulations related to sick leave, unemployment compensation and employee safety requirements. One change that has been mostly overshadowed by the ever-evolving nature of the pandemic, and its impact on the employment area, is a shift in the use and the enforceability of noncompetition agreements.
Litigators have spent the last year and a half adapting to the virtual courtroom. For most hearings and proceedings, this has worked well and can often be more efficient for everyone involved. But what about full-blown jury trials?
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.
After proposing her idea for an attorney-based pregnancy loss support group with the Indianapolis Bar Association, attorney DawnMarie White was given an emphatic “yes” to put it together.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister has announced an annual raise of at least $10,000 for first-year associates at offices in Indianapolis and elsewhere in the Midwest.
The Indiana Supreme Court has handed down public reprimands against two Indianapolis-area attorneys, including an action against a partner at a major law firm.