Taft partner Fred Glass authored the article “Decades of Visionary Leadership Brought Indy To This Moment,” which was published by the Indianapolis Business Journal on March 10. The article discusses the deep history of Indianapolis visionary leaders and their impact that helped position the city to host this year’s Big Ten basketball tournaments and NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Read the article here (subscription required).
Glass is a partner at Taft and focuses his practice on business law as well as issues involving sports/media/entertainment, higher education, employment, and government matters. Prior to joining Taft, he served as an Indiana University vice president and the director of intercollegiate athletics for nearly 12 years. Glass has also served as president of the Marion County Capital Improvement Board where he led successful negotiations to keep the Colts in Indianapolis, regularly host NCAA Final Fours, develop Lucas Oil Stadium, and dramatically expand the Indiana Convention Center. He also led the effort for Indianapolis to host the Super Bowl, laying the groundwork for its successful 2012 bid.