Summary

Andi is an experienced litigator focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation, including shareholder and corporate governance disputes, fraud, RICO, land use, construction, shareholder derivative suits, business torts, supply chain, class actions, product liability, trade secrets and non-compete disputes. She represents both corporate and individual clients in federal and state courts and before local and state administrative bodies and agencies.

Andi has extensive experience negotiating resolutions in complex business, personal and transactional matters and is involved in many aspects of development and strategic consulting for businesses seeking to invest and grow in Indiana and across the United States. She strongly advocates a cooperative dialogue among government and industry leaders and is actively engaged in the ongoing effort to enable businesses to succeed in a competitive global marketplace.

Andi served as President of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) from September 2017-October 2018, the single largest legal organization in the state. She has also been recognized as one of the 2018 IBJ's Women of Influence. 

In August 2011, Andi was appointed to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission.

Awards

  • Honoree, IBJ Women of Influence (2018)

  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

  • Honoree, Best Lawyers in America® (2013 – present) 

  • Listed, Indiana Super Lawyers, 2004, 2010-2017

  • Recipient, 2012 Presidential Citation, Indiana State Bar Association

  • Elected, Indiana State Bar Association Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates

  • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Foundation

  • National Finalist, American Advocacy Competition

  • Recipient, Richard L. Zweig Cooperating Attorney Award from the Indiana Civil Liberties Union, 1997

All Service Areas

Education

  • Indiana University - Robert H. McKinney School of Law (1996)
  • Drew University (United Nations Program) (1990)
  • Acadia University (International Relations, Politics, 1989)
  • Franklin College (1991)

Admissions

  • State - Indiana
  • Federal - Northern District of Indiana
  • Federal - Southern District of Indiana
  • Federal - U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Speeches and Publications

Recent Articles

  • "Gratitude from the Heart(land)," Res Gestae, December 2017
  • President's Perspective: "Warning: optimism ahead," Res Gestae, November 2017
  • “Your view on the practice of law will shape your career,” The Indiana Lawyer, Nov. 2, 2016

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • "Top 10 Objections at Trial," ICLEF, Oct. 24, 2018
  • “#METOO…Now What? Legal Standards and Guidance Regarding Sexual Harassment,” April 2018
  • “Lawyers, Innovation & Embracing Industry Changes,” March 2018
  • “FAIL-FEST 2017: Applying Tough Lessons Learned from the Bench and Bar”, Indiana State Bar Association & the Women in the Law Committee - Women’s Bench Bar Retreat, Feb. 24, 2017
  • “Legal Ethics & Professionalism,” 2016 Women’s Bench Bar Conference, Feb. 26-28, 2016
  • “Employment Law Ethical Matters,” Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum - Recent Developments in Employment Law, Dec. 16, 2014
  • “Civility and the Rules of Professional Conduct,” 2014 Indiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 9, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association

    Member; Immediate Past President 2018-2019; President 2017-2018; Chair, House of Delegates, 2015; Legal Ethics Committee, 2010; Board of Governors: District 11 Representative, 2008-2009, Secretary, 2007; Chair, Women in the Law Division, 2006-2007

  • American Bar Association

    Advisory Panel Member; Women Advocate Committee Member

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Member, Board of Directors, 2010

  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation

    Development Chair, 2008

Community Involvement

  • Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis

    Board Member

  • D.A.R.E. Indiana

    Member, Board of Directors, 2000-2008