Taft’s Indianapolis Office Announces the Addition of 14 Lateral Attorneys

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that 14 lateral attorneys will join its Indianapolis office in the near future. The following will join as partners:

  • Jeffrey A. Abrams
  • Kiamesha-Sylvia G. Colom
  • Melvin R. Daniel
  • Peter S. French
  • Andrew A. Kleiman
  • Jeffrey Kosc
  • Andi M. Metzel
  • James H. Schwarz

Also joining Taft are four associates, including Kevin J. Burns, Patrick F.X. Fitzpatrick, Jr., Paul Obszanski and Lindsey Rothrock. Norman R. Newman and Gary P. Price will join as senior counsel.

“With the addition of these outstanding attorneys, Taft’s Indianapolis office will have a preeminent position in serving the real estate community. They also add strong talent to our already outstanding litigation, technology, public law and intellectual property practices. In Indianapolis, and throughout Taft’s other markets, our ongoing commitment to being the employer of choice paved the way for attracting these well-respected attorneys,” said Taft Indianapolis Partner-in-Charge Brad Schwer.

Jeffrey Kosc said, “Joining Taft is a great opportunity for us and for our clients. We anticipate a seamless transition and look forward to building upon Taft’s reputation of strong client service. As discussions progressed, it became readily apparent why Taft attracts so many strong lateral candidates. From its decentralized leadership structure to its progressive policies, we knew it would be a good fit for our team.”

In 2017, Taft added 51 lateral attorneys across a wide range of disciplines.

“This group of well-respected attorneys is a strong fit for Taft’s firm-wide growth strategy. We are thrilled to expand our real estate, litigation, technology and intellectual property practices with the addition of these attorneys. I have known many of them for much of my career, and they are highly skilled in helping clients navigate complex scenarios. They will quickly add tremendous value to Taft with their impressive client service mindset,” said Taft’s Chairman and Managing Partner Robert J. Hicks.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 400 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Delaware, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Covington, Ky.; and Phoenix, Ariz. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients reach their goals.

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