Taft is pleased to announce that Kimberly DalSanto, John R. Hammond, III, and Michelle Hubbard have been selected as 2022 Leadership in Law honorees by The Indiana Lawyer. DalSanto has been named an Up and Coming Lawyer, Hammond has been named a Distinguished Barrister, and Hubbard has been named a Legal Support Star. They will be recognized at an awards event on June 1.
The Indiana Lawyer annually honors Indiana attorneys and professionals who make meaningful contributions not only to the legal profession but to their communities and beyond. The Distinguished Barrister, Up and Coming Lawyer, and Legal Support Star Awards honor such members of the legal community.
DalSanto is an associate in Taft's Environmental and Litigation practice groups. She concentrates her practice in the fields of commercial, civil, and environmental litigation. DalSanto has experience in all aspects of litigation, and has represented clients in both state and federal courts in cases involving complex business, construction, environmental, and probate litigation matters.
Hammond is a partner in Taft’s Public Affairs Strategies Group and provides public affairs services for clients on a local, state, and federal level. He has helped shape a wide variety of public policies from state and local tax policy and environmental regulatory affairs to K-12 and higher education policy, tort reform, transportation, insurance, and economic development issues.
Hubbard is a paralegal and has extensive experience assisting with complex mergers and acquisitions, entity compliance and related matters, financing and real estate transactions, multi-state corporate formation, governance, and equity matters. She works directly with many of the firm’s clients on a regular basis, including management personnel at a number of private equity sponsored companies.