The Top 25 Attorneys of Indiana for 2024

Attorney Intel is pleased to announce the Top 25 Attorneys of Indiana for 2024. Indiana, known for its rich cultural heritage and robust manufacturing base, has also become a major center for tech innovation. This growth has spurred the need for top-notch legal support and created an active and competitive legal sector. These attorneys demonstrate the depth and breadth of legal talent in Indiana, with careers that cover high-stakes commercial litigation, intricate transactional work, and niche practices in healthcare, environmental law, and intellectual property. They have a wide range of expertise in sectors as diverse as advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, and renewable energy.

Among this year’s awardees is Karl Gunderson, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis, where he handles complex litigation across various areas, including multidistrict litigations and white-collar investigations. Another awardee, Richard Fox, a partner at Barrett McNagny, is an expert on federal, state, and local public-private partnerships, including new markets, low-income housing, historic tax credits, and local economic development bond financing. Equally noted is Ellen Marks, a partner at Latham & Watkins, who specializes in sophisticated financial transactions and restructurings, notably in securitization and structured finance, and has a deep understanding of financial regulations, including changes resulting from the Dodd-Frank Act. 

The selection process for this award stands out due to its rigor. Applicants are assessed by a thorough set of benchmarks including, among other factors, duration of legal practice, proficiency in particular legal domains, career accomplishments, leadership positions, and contributions to legal academia, education, and accolades. Please join us in recognizing the accomplishments of the Top 25 Attorneys of Indiana for 2024.


1. Karl Gunderson
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Karl Gunderson is in litigation and is a Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kirkland & Ellis serve a broad range of clients in private equity, M&A, and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and alternative asset management; restructurings; high-stakes commercial and intellectual property litigation; and government, regulatory, and internal investigations. With 6,500 employees operating from offices in 20 cities across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, they are one of the largest law firms in the world. Gunderson has extensive experience representing clients in high-stakes complex litigation contexts, including multidistrict litigations, consumer class actions, white-collar investigations, and restructuring. 

Gunderson's experience extends to all stages of litigation from pre-suit investigation and diligence through trial and appeals. He also has extensive experience efficiently managing large, complex offensive and defensive discovery projects, including managing collections, reviews, and productions; organizing multi-track bellwether and wave discovery; and leveraging data analytics to develop and inform case strategies. Gunderson is well-versed in sophisticated document and data analysis. He works with clients to leverage this experience to develop cost-effective, practical, and defensible discovery strategies, including designing and implementing custom workflows to support eDiscovery needs in the most complex litigation contexts.

Before law school, Gunderson taught students on Chicago’s West Side as a Teach For America corps member and served as the Drum Major of the Yale Precision Marching Band. Gunderson earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and an undergraduate degree in ethics, politics, and economics from Yale University.


2. Katherine Ku
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Katherine Ku is a Partner in the Los Angeles office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is an American multinational law firm specializing in business, securities, venture capital, and intellectual property law. Headquartered in Palo Alto, the firm's clients are primarily technology companies, life science firms, emerging industries, venture capital firms, private equity establishments, and investment banks. Ku represents both public and private companies and private equity funds in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, and joint ventures. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities compliance matters. In addition, she has experience representing special committees of boards of directors in connection with buy-out matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ku was a corporate partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. Following her graduation from law school, she served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2003-2004) and for Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court (2004-2005).


3. Michael Hulka
General Counsel, Lilly USA LLC; Senior Vice President and Deputy, Eli Lilly and Company

Michael Hulka began his professional career 23 years ago. Today, he is the General Counsel of Lilly USA LLC; Senior Vice President and Deputy of Eli Lilly and Company, a pharmaceutical company founded in 1876 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in 18 countries. Its products are sold in approximately 125 countries. 

Hulka first got his start in 2001 as an associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. From there, he went on to the U.S. Court of Appeals, before eventually rising to associate at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, his most recent position prior to joining Eli Lilly and Company. Hulka graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law with a J.D. in law and from Indiana University Bloomington with an undergraduate degree in English and history.


4. Valita Fredland
Senior General Counsel, Community Health Network

Valita Fredland is the Senior General Counsel of Community Health Network. She first joined the company in 2018. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Community Health Network is a not-for-profit healthcare destination in central Indiana that opened its first hospital, Community Hospital East, in 1956.

Fredland has a long history of practicing healthcare law, including health information technology, data privacy and security law, and bioethics. She has provided in-house counsel services at several large healthcare systems and is currently Vice President, Senior General Counsel at Community Health Network, Inc. and Visionary Enterprises, Inc. Fredland is a clinical bioethicist who has evolved her ethics practice to include its application to artificial intelligence and data use ethics. She holds several privacy certifications including IAPP’s Fellow of Information Privacy, CIPP, CIPM, and the American Bar Association Privacy Bar.

Previously, Fredland was a VP, general counsel and privacy officer at Indiana Health Information Exchange, and before that a chief privacy counsel & officer, and associate general counsel at Indiana University Health. Earlier in her career she worked with Wishard Health Services as a director of legal services. Fredland has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Mount Holyoke College, a law degree from Cornell University, and a master's degree in Bioethics from the University of Virginia.


5. Eric Moy
Partner, Barnes & Thornburg

Eric Moy is a Partner at Barnes & Thornburg. Barnes & Thornburg LLP is a U.S. law firm and lobbying group with 23 offices located in the United States. Moy has 39 years of experience. He began his career in 1985. Moy represents businesses at every phase of development, including public and private and large, small, and startup companies alike. His industry experience is broad and ranges from financial services to manufacturing to high-tech and biotech, among many others. 

Moy advises on a wide array of business, financing, regulatory, and transactional matters, including corporate governance, SEC and financial regulation, public offerings, venture capital, and private placement transactions. He negotiates and closes mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending and leveraged ESOPs, securitization and structured finance transactions, and executive compensation agreements that range from millions to hundreds of millions of dollars in value. On many occasions, Moy acts as outside general counsel for the businesses he represents. Moy graduated from Columbia Law School with a J.D. and from Earlham College with an undergraduate degree in international studies.


6. Phil Goodchild
Senior Attorney, Simon Property Group

Phil Goodchild began his professional career 40 years ago. Today, he is the Senior Attorney of Simon Property Group. Simon Property Group, Inc. is an American real estate investment trust that invests in shopping malls, outlet centers, and community/lifestyle centers. It is the largest owner of shopping malls in the United States and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Goodchild first got his start in 1984 as a title operations officer and manager of title services at Chicago Title Insurance Company. From there, he went on to Sears and Roebuck and Co., before eventually rising to associate general counsel at Saks Incorporated, his most recent position before joining Simon Property Group. Goodchild graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology with a J.D. and from William & Mary with an undergraduate degree in history.


7. Daniel Corsaro
Partner, Ice Miller

Daniel Corsaro is the Partner of Ice Miller. He first joined the company in 1990. Ice Miller LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 350 legal professionals across nine offices. Corsaro practices tax law, focusing on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate restructurings. Prior to rejoining Ice Miller, Corsaro served as a tax partner at a Big 4 public accounting firm in its transaction advisory services practice. For several years, Corsaro was the leader of the tax group in the portion of that practice that served the U.S. Midwest.

Corsaro has assisted many firms across the country in a variety of corporate restructurings, taxable asset acquisitions, taxable share acquisitions, tax-deferred asset acquisitions, tax-deferred share acquisitions, initial public offerings, management buyouts, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, spin-offs, and other strategic alliances and financing transactions. Corsaro's experience extends to a variety of industries, including life sciences, consumer products, private equity, insurance, and manufacturing organizations. Corsaro graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He was a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Indiana and earned his J.D. from The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.


8. Kay Pashos
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Kay Pashos is a Partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister. Taft Stettinius & Holliste is an American law firm founded in Cincinnati, with 12 offices around the country. Pashos practices energy and utility law, advising and representing energy and utility companies before state regulatory agencies in various cases. For more than 30 years, she has represented energy utility companies before state public utility commissions in a variety of proceedings, such as rate cases, innovative rate design cases, fuel and purchased power proceedings, CPCN cases, environmental compliance cases, infrastructure cases, prudence cases, smart grid, energy efficiency and demand response matters, mergers and acquisitions, and RTO issues.

Pashos’s career has included serving both as an in-house lawyer (for Cinergy, PSI Energy, and Alliant Energy) and an outside lawyer, including serving as general counsel for Cinergy’s Regulated Businesses and serving as deputy general counsel for Alliant Energy. She has also served in several executive positions with Cinergy, Duke Energy, and Alliant Energy, notably: president of Duke Energy Indiana (PSI Energy), vice president of Regulatory Strategy for Duke Energy, and vice president of Regulatory Affairs for Alliant Energy.

Pashos graduated from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law with a J.D. in law and from DePauw University with an undergraduate degree in political science.

Kay Pashos's Insight

“I have been very fortunate in my career as an energy and utilities lawyer — to work in an industry that is never boring, and to have the pleasure of working with smart and collegial clients and lawyers.”


9. Stephanie Gutwein
Partner, Faegre Drinker

Stephanie Gutwein began her professional career 15 years ago. Today, she is a Partner at Faegre Drinker. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath, also known as Faegre Drinker, is a full-service international law firm and one of the 100 largest law firms in the United States. Formed in February 2020 by the merger of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP and Drinker Biddle & Reath, the firm provides legal counseling and litigation to a wide range of clients across many practice areas. Faegre Drinker Consulting, the firm's national advisory and advocacy practice, provides public and private clients with consulting services.

Gutwein first got her start as a research assistant in environmental law at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, her most recent position before joining Faegre Drinker. Gutwein graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with a J.D. in environmental law and from Indiana University Bloomington with an undergraduate degree in biology and political science.

Stephanie Gutwein's Insight

“Experiences I had as a child made me acutely aware of how pervasive the legal system is in all of our lives and how much that system can be used to effect positive or negative change. I always have wanted to use my work to help others, and, through these early experiences, I formed a belief that developing the ability to work within the system would permit me the opportunities both to help others better navigate it and to use it to bring about positive change. Both have proved true in my legal career so far, and I hope to continue to live out those principles as I go forward in my career. I also am extremely grateful to have the opportunity to mentor others to help them do the same.”


10. Rob Gustafson
General Counsel, SciPlay

Rob Gustafson is the General Counsel of SciPlay. He first joined the company in 2019. SciPlay is a leading developer and publisher of digital games on mobile and web platforms, providing free-to-play games played by millions of individuals. 

Prior to 2012, Gustafson had a long career in the video game industry, beginning in early 2000 with Midway Games Inc., serving as licensing counsel from 2000–2003, senior counsel from 2004–2006, and director, business affairs from 2006–2009. Following his positions at Midway Games, Gustafson then joined Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment as director, business and legal affairs from 2009 until 2012. Before joining the video game industry, Gustafson served as an associate at Jenner and Block. Gustafson holds a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and a BSME from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


11. Samantha Hargitt
Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl

Samantha Hargitt is a Partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has a nationwide team of more than 750 attorneys. Hargitt has 11 years of experience. She began her career in 2013. Originally from the Indianapolis area, she attended college at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and completed her law degree at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. 

Hargitt has represented real estate developers on a wide variety of transactions, including acquisitions, financing, and dispositions, and has consulted on a range of development issues such as easements, declarations, and restrictive covenants. She has significant experience with urban infill and brownfield redevelopment projects across the Midwest. She also represents real estate clients, entrepreneurs, and closely held companies in business formation and planning, capital raising, purchases and dispositions, succession planning, and other day-to-day business issues. Hargitt is an active member and Sponsorship Chair of the Indiana District Council of the Urban Land Institute.


12. Elizabeth Trachtman
Partner, Quarles & Brady

Elizabeth Trachtman began her professional career 14 years ago. Today, she is a Partner at Quarles & Brady. Quarles & Brady LLP is a U.S. law firm with eleven offices nationwide that has been in business for over 125 years.

Trachtman assists clients with general commercial counseling and litigation with an emphasis on disputes related to restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and commercial contracts. She represents a variety of clients, particularly in the healthcare technology industry, including multistate employers, distributors, and medical device manufacturers.

Trachtman first got her start in 2010 as an associate attorney at Hill Fulwider, P.C., her most recent position before joining Quarles & Brady. Trachtman graduated from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with a J.D. and from Indiana University Bloomington with an undergraduate degree in political science and history.


13. Tina Bengs
Shareholder, Ogletree Deakins

Tina Bengs is an Attorney of Ogletree Deakins. She first joined the company in 2010 as of counsel. Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Ogletree Deakins'​ labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, occupational safety and health, and construction law.

Previously, Bengs was a partner and attorney at Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP. Earlier in her career she worked with Mennonite Mutual Aid as a Health Claims System Analyst. Bengs earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics/ education from Indiana University Bloomington.

Tina Bengs's Insight

“Over the past 27 years, I have had the pleasure of partnering with employers of all sizes and in all industries, to help them develop best practices to ensure compliance with ever-changing legal requirements, while also making sure business needs are being met. Not only is the practice of law such a fulfilling and challenging career opportunity, but it has also allowed me to meet so many amazing individuals.”


14. John Walls
Associate General Counsel, USIC

John Walls is the Associate General Counsel for USIC, LLC, which provides infrastructure protection services to utilities and telecommunication organizations throughout the U.S. Prior to his position at USIC, he served as Chief Counsel to the Indiana Attorney General. He has served as general counsel and head of human resources for several private companies with responsibilities in the U.S. and Europe. These industries included biotechnology, higher education, retail and food service industries. Walls also operated as managing partner for his own law firm focusing primarily on business, employment and bankruptcy.

Walls earned a bachelor's degree from Indiana University in English and Political Science and a juris doctor degree from Ohio Northern University.


15. Denise Lund
Partner, Frost Brown Todd

Denise Lund is a Partner at Frost Brown Todd. Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm with more than 575 lawyers operating in 16 offices across eight states and Washington, D.C. Lund is a public finance attorney with more than 26 years of experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, trustee counsel, disclosure counsel, and bank or purchaser’s counsel in municipal finance transactions. Lund leads the Public Finance Practice Group at Frost Brown Todd. In this role, she utilizes her P3 and economic development experience to assemble the correct mix of people and skills to best match the client’s needs. 

Before joining Frost Brown Todd, Lund was a partner at Benesch Law. Earlier in her career she worked with Ice Miller as an attorney and partner. She is experienced with transactions involving large public and private issuers and the issuance of private activity bonds, as well as governmental bonds. Lund has experience with financings for airports, transportation, logistics, solid waste, single and multi-family housing, financings, gas and electric utilities, economic development, manufacturing, general obligation, sewer and water, and tax increment financing. She is also experienced with derivatives, privatization, and public-private partnership (P3) transactions. Furthermore, she has worked on general, non-finance local government issues, including economic development, tax abatement, annexation, open door, and public records issues.  Lund graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a J.D., and an MBA and from Boise State University with an undergraduate degree in finance.


16. Jonathan Weinzapfel
General Counsel, Indianapolis Airport Authority

Jonathan Weinzapfel joined the Indianapolis Airport Authority as General Counsel in January 2022. Indianapolis International Airport is an international airport located seven miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana, United States. It is owned and operated by the Indianapolis Airport Authority. The Federal Aviation Administration National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021 categorized it as a medium hub primary commercial service facility. The airport has flights to over 40 destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Before joining the IAA, Weinzapfel served in leadership positions as Interim CEO of Indiana United Ways, Chancellor of the Ivy Tech Community College Evansville Campus, Mayor of the City of Evansville, and Indiana State Representative in District 76. Weinzapfel has also practiced law in Evansville and Indianapolis over the past 21 years, focusing largely on economic development, municipal law, and public policy. Weinzapfel earned his bachelor’s in chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, master’s in liberal studies from Georgetown University, and J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.


17. Ellen Marks
Partner, Latham & Watkins

Ellen Marks is a Partner at Latham & Watkins. Latham & Watkins LLP is an American multinational law firm. Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with more than 3,500 lawyers in its offices located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. The firm has practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas. 

Marks handles complex and innovative financial transactions and restructurings with a particular focus on securitization and structured finance. She has extensive experience with credit card securitizations and other transactions related to credit cards, including establishing co-brand credit card programs for retailers and negotiating holdback and other terms for card processing agreements in the travel industry. She also handles financial regulatory matters, with an emphasis on swap regulations and securitization regulations, and has extensive knowledge of the federal securities laws, the federal banking laws, and their related regulations, including changes resulting from the Dodd-Frank Act.

Marks is active in the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (ABA), recently serving as Chair of the Committee on Securitization and Structured Finance. She has chaired the drafting committees for numerous ABA projects and comment letters, including preparing the ABA White Paper on Securitization in the Post-Crisis Economy and comment letters to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on its proposed securitization safe harbor and to the SEC on its proposed significant revisions of Regulation AB. Marks also recently served as Co-chair for the Securitization Financial Industry Group’s legal counsel committee. Marks earned a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and an undergraduate degree in English and history from Northwestern University.


18. Chelsey McCory
General Counsel, Rose Acre Farms

Chelsey McCory is the General Counsel of Rose Acre Farms. Rose Acre Farms is the second largest egg producer in the United States and employs more than 2,000 people. Beginning in the 1930s, it has grown to now offer fresh, pasteurized, liquid, dried, and farm specialty eggs. The company is based in Seymour, Indiana, and has facilities in seven states: Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and North Carolina, plus joint ventures in Colorado and Hawaii.

McCory has several years of experience at Rose Acre Farms and began her legal career in 2015. McCory graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a J.D. in law and an undergraduate degree in chemistry.


19. Anderson White
General Counsel, Shepherd Insurance

Anderson White has a diverse work experience spanning over ten years. Currently, he holds two roles at Shepherd Insurance, serving as the Director of Legal Resources since April 2018 and also as the General Counsel starting from February 2020. For over 45 years, Shepherd Insurance has provided tailored risk management solutions.

White began his career at ARW Legal, Inc. as an attorney from September 2010 to November 2013. Following that, he worked at Brown and Brown of Indiana as an Insurance Contract Analyst - Commercial P&C Producer from June 2013 to October 2015. White then joined Brown and Brown Insurance as the Regional Insurance Operations Director - Midwest from October 2015 to October 2016. Afterward, he worked at Allied Solutions LLC as a REPO Plus Claims Adjuster from December 2016 to January 2017. White then briefly joined Kopka Pinkus Dolin as a Senior Associate from January 2017 to July 2017. In 2017, he also worked at Gloyeski Law Office as an Associate Attorney from October 2017 to January 2018. 

White obtained a bachelors’ in Telecommunications from Indiana University Bloomington. Following this, he attended Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he obtained his J.D.


20. Greg Huffman
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Nielsen

Greg Huffman is an attorney at Nielsen, a global provider of audience insights, data, and analytics. At Nielsen, Huffman helped develop an internal patent firm. His current responsibilities include counseling internal stakeholders on products and technologies, managing outside litigation counsel, and preparing and prosecuting a set of patent applications worldwide. Nielsen operates around the world in more than 55 countries. 

Previously, Huffman was a Partner at MBHB, a boutique intellectual property law firm in Chicago. Huffman earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a J.D. and graduated from Northwestern University with an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering.


21. Ann Woolwine
Partner, Krieg DeVault

Ann Woolwine is a Partner at Krieg DeVault. She first joined the company in 2017. She is a member of the firm's Commercial Real Estate and Lending Practice Group. She focuses her practice on advising both lenders and borrowers on complex commercial transactions and related issues. 

Previously, Woolwine was an associate at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP and before that a clerk at the Indiana Court of Appeals. Earlier in her career she worked with Spangler Jennings & Dougherty, PC as an associate. Woolwine earned a JD from Valparaiso University School of Law and an undergraduate degree in journalism from Indiana University Bloomington.


22. Steve Groth
Partner, Bose McKinney & Evans

Steve Groth is the Partner of Bose McKinney & Evans. Bose McKinney & Evans LLP is a business law firm, serving both publicly held and privately held businesses, governmental entities, and high-growth industries. Groth has 37 years of experience. He began his career in 1987.

Groth concentrates his practice on transportation, business, and construction litigation. He defends clients in the trucking industry against wrongful death and serious injury claims. He represents architects, engineers, and design professionals against claims of professional malpractice. He defends suits involving construction accidents and construction defect claims. He also advises businesses in connection with contracts and risk management.

Groth has significant jury trial experience and has briefed and argued successful appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Indiana Court of Appeals. He received his bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Illinois in Champaign, and his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. During law school, he was an Honors Intern with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a former member of the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, where he served as prosecutor, defense counsel, and assistant professor of military justice at the United States Naval Academy. He is admitted to practice in federal and state courts of Indiana and Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.​


23. Mark Cannon
General Counsel, Harris & Ford

Mark Cannon began his professional career 30 years ago. Today, he is the General Counsel of Harris & Ford. Harris & Ford, LLC is a global chemical distributor, warehousing, and logistics company headquartered in Fort Ben in Lawrence, IN. 

Cannon first got his start in 1994 as an inheritance tax attorney at the Indiana Department of Revenue. From there, he went on to RJ Pile, LLC, before eventually rising to owner principal at Cannon Law Offices LLC, his most recent position prior to joining Harris & Ford. Cannon graduated from the University of Louisville with a J.D. in law and from Indiana University Bloomington with an undergraduate degree in business analysis.


24. John Bridge
Partner, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun

John Bridge is a Partner at Plews Shadley Racher & Braun. He first joined the company in 1996. Established in 1988, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP (PSRB) began as a specialized environmental and litigation law firm. Over the years, it has evolved into a practice specializing in environmental law and insurance coverage. The firm is headquartered in Indianapolis and has an additional office in South Bend.

Previously, Bridge was an executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary at Novia CareClinics, LLC, and before that a corporate secretary at Astbury Environmental Engineering, Incorporated. Earlier in his career, he worked with VASA North America as an EVP and general counsel. Bridge earned a J.D. in law from Columbia Law School and an undergraduate degree in history, philosophy, and economics from Wabash College.


25. Richard Fox
Partner, Barrett McNagny

Richard Fox is a Partner at Barrett McNagny. The firm's attorneys provide counsel across a wide range of practice areas including Business Law, Estate Planning and Family Law, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate. Since 1876, they have practiced in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.

Fox has, for over 35 years, counseled employers, lenders, developers, and governmental entities about various and complex financing arrangements for public-private partnership projects, including the use of federal, state and local incentives, such as New Markets, low-income housing and historic Tax Credits, Indiana state Tax Credits such as Community Revitalization Enhancement District (CReED) and Industrial Recovery (Dino) Tax Credits and local economic development bond financing supported by tax incremental financing (TIF) revenues and other available sources of public funds. Fox has also served as bond counsel, borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and issuer’s counsel in taxable and tax-exempt bond and note issues for public and private issuers. Fox graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a J.D. and from Northwestern University with an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering.